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DRG


German manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Deutsche Raumfahrtgesellschaft eV, Germany.

German Space Society

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Cirrus II German sounding rocket. Cirrus II could carry meteorological or biological payloads to a speed of over 1000 m/s and an altitude of 50 km. The first stage produced 1800 kgf and the second 508 kgf. More...
  • Cirrus Cirrus was a two-stage sounding rocket developed by the German Rocket Society in the late 1950's. All launches were made from Cuxhaven, and discontinued when the German government prohibited civilian rocket launches in June 1964. The propellant was developed by the DRG and fabricated at Liebenau Company for Production of Chemical Materials (GmbH zur Verwertung chemischer Erzeugnisse Liebenau). More...
  • Cirrus I German sounding rocket. Cirrus I could carry meteorological or biological payloads up to a speed of 1000 m/s and an altitude of 35 km. More...

Associated Stages
  • Cirrus I-2 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 100 kg. Thrust 5.00 kN. More...

DRG Chronology


1961 September 16 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Cirrus. Launch Vehicle: Cirrus II.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1961 September 16 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Cirrus. Launch Vehicle: Cirrus I.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1962 November 19 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1962 November 19 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1962 November 19 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1963 February 7 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1963 February 7 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 52 km (32 mi).

1963 February 7 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1963 May 2 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1963 May 2 - . 15:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 3.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1963 December 5 - . Launch Site: Cuxhaven. LV Family: Seliger. Launch Vehicle: Seliger 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DRG. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

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