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X-17 HTV 1


American test vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x 3-DS-47000 + 1 x Dummy stage + 1 x Dummy stage

Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Thrust: 209.00 kN (46,985 lbf).
Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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Associated Countries
See also
  • X-17 USAF X-17 flight test program at Cape Canaveral studied reentry problems by simulating reentry velocities and conditions with a three-stage solid-fuel Lockheed X-17. A total of 26 X-17 flights were conducted until March 1957. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Lockheed American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA, USA. More...

Associated Stages
  • X-17 HTV-1 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 700 kg. Thrust 209.00 kN. More...

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