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Sparoair I
Part of Sparoair Family
American sounding rocket. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x F3H Cougar + 1 x Sparrow + 1 x Sparrow

Status: Retired 1964. First Launch: 1960-01-01. Last Launch: 1964-01-18. Number: 4 . Thrust: 35.00 kN (7,868 lbf). Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Height: 3.70 m (12.10 ft). Diameter: 0.20 m (0.65 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).



Family: aircraft-launched. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Point Mugu. Stages: F3H, 1.8KS7800. Agency: USN.

1960 - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: F-3B. LV Family: Sparoair. Launch Vehicle: Sparoair I.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN NMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1963 August 2 - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: F-3B. LV Family: Sparoair. Launch Vehicle: Sparoair I.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN NMC. Apogee: 107 km (66 mi).

1963 Q4? - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: F-3B. LV Family: Sparoair. Launch Vehicle: Sparoair I.
  • NITE OWL 2 - . Nation: USA. Agency: NMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1964 January 18 - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: F-3B. LV Family: Sparoair. Launch Vehicle: Sparoair I.
  • NITE OWL 3 - . Nation: USA. Agency: NMC. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi).


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