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Nike Nike T40 T55
Part of Nike Family
Four stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x Nike + 1 x T-40 + 1 x T-55

AKA: Nike T40 T55 Nike. Status: Retired 1956. First Launch: 1954-10-14. Last Launch: 1956-06-07. Number: 4 . Thrust: 217.00 kN (48,783 lbf). Height: 9.00 m (29.50 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: M5E1, T-40, T-55. Agency: NASA Langley.

1954 October 14 - . 21:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Nike. Launch Vehicle: Nike Nike T40 T55.
  • Hypersonic Test re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 352 km (218 mi).

1955 June 23 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Nike. Launch Vehicle: Nike Nike T40 T55. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Heat Transfer Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1955 October 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Nike. Launch Vehicle: Nike Nike T40 T55.
  • Heat Transfer Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 June 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Nike. Launch Vehicle: Nike Nike T40 T55.
  • Heat Transfer Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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