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Scout X-4A
Part of Scout Family
American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Algol 2A + 1 x Castor + 1 x Antares 2 + 1 x Altair 2 + 1 x Cetus

Status: Retired 1966. First Launch: 1964-08-18. Last Launch: 1966-02-10. Number: 2 . Thrust: 380.00 kN (85,420 lbf). Gross mass: 17,500 kg (38,500 lb). Height: 22.00 m (72.00 ft). Diameter: 1.02 m (3.34 ft). Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).


More at: Scout X-4A.

Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island, Wallops Island LA3, Wallops Island LA3A. Stages: Algol 2, Altair 2, Antares 2, Castor 1. Agency: Vought.

1964 August 18 - . 06:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA3. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4A.
  • Reentry 4A - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi). Scout launch tested Apollo-type ablator materials at lunar reentry heating levels..

1966 February 10 - . 00:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA3A. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4A.
  • Reentry 4B Re-entry vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).


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