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Cooper


American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Cooper Development Company, USA.

Number: 2 .
Duration: 9.38 days.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Asp American sounding rocket. Sounding rocket (Atmospheric Sounding Projectile) originally designed against a US Navy Bureeau of Ships requirement to sample the mushroom clouds of nuclear explosions. Developed by Cooper Development Corporation for the Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. Flight test in 1956. Designed to lift 13.6 kg to 40 km. More...
  • PWN-5 American sounding rocket. Produced by Marquardt for the Army, Roksonde meteorological sounding rockets first completed a series of tests at White Sands Missile Range and Pacific Missile Range. They were later successfully fired from Cape Canaveral, telemetered measurements of winds and temperatures at altitudes above 600,000 m. More...
  • Nike Asp American sounding rocket. Rail-launched vehicle consisting of an Asp plus a Nike booster. This product of the Cooper Development Corporation was designed to lift 27 kg to 260 km. An improved version, the Aspan 300, was also developed.The Nike-Asp was sometimes ship-launched. More...
  • Ascamp American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Asp + 1 x RTV Motor More...
  • Asp Apache American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Asp + 1 x Apache More...

Associated Stages
  • Asp Solid rocket stage. 26.00 kN (5,845 lbf) thrust. Mass 100 kg (220 lb). More...
  • Asp IV Solid rocket stage. 12.70 kN (2,855 lbf) thrust. Mass 94 kg (207 lb). More...

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