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Strypi

American target missile. Family of re-entry vehicle test boosters and anti-missile targets using a Castor first stage with two Recruit strap-ons, plus a range of upper stages.

Status: Active. First Launch: 1970-05-26. Last Launch: 1985-01-01. Number: 8 . Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).


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Strypi IV American target missile. Three stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x Star 26

Strypi VI American target missile. Four stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x ? + 1 x ?

Strypi VIIAR American target missile. Four stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor 2 + 1 x Alcor + 1 x Alcyone

Strypi IIR American target missile. Two stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor

Strypi VIIR American target missile. Four stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x Alcor IB + 1 x Alcyone

Strypi XI American target missile. Four stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x Antares 2 + 1 x Star 27

Strypi IX American target missile. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Castor + 1 x Antares 2

Strypi Tomahawk American target missile. Four stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x ? + 1 x Tomahawk

Family: target. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Launch Sites: Poker Flat, Barking Sands. Stages: 1.5KS35000, Castor 1. Agency: Sandia. Bibliography: 2.

1962 July 9 - . 08:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. Launch Complex: Johnston Island LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • STARFISH Diag P-4 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 820 km (500 mi).

1962 July 9 - . 08:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. Launch Complex: Johnston Island LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • STARFISH Diag P-2 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 1,100 km (600 mi).

1962 July 9 - . 08:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. Launch Complex: Johnston Island LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • STARFISH Diag P-7 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 1,200 km (700 mi).

1962 July 9 - . 08:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. Launch Complex: Johnston Island LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • STARFISH Diag P-6 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 1,030 km (640 mi).

1962 July 9 - . 08:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. Launch Complex: Johnston Island LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • STARFISH Diag P-3 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 900 km (550 mi).

1962 October 20 - . 08:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • CHECKMATE Diag P-1 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1962 October 20 - . 08:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi Antares.
  • CHECKMATE Diag P-5 - . Nation: USA. Agency: DASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1966 September 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IV.
  • HALBERD re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1968 November 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VI.
  • MTV-I Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969? - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VI.
  • MTV-I Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 May 26 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • BIRDSEED I Duck Plasma gun - . Nation: USA. Agency: SAND. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1970 June 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VI.
  • MTV-I Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 6 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • BIRDSEED I Egret Plasma gun - . Nation: USA. Agency: SAND. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1971 January 29 - . 23:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • OLIVE (352 kg) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1971 Nov? - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • BIRDSEED II BUITRE Plasma gun - . Nation: USA. Agency: SAND. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1972 October 15 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VIIAR.
  • RCTV / Art. Aurora Test / electron gun mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1974 February 7 - . 07:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IIAR. FAILURE: Failure.
  • LRL ACS 10 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1974 March 23 - . 08:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IVA. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Acanta-Contiga Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1974 October 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VIIAR. FAILURE: Failure.
  • MTV-II-1 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1974 November 3 - . 10:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IIR.
  • LRL ACS 11 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 255 km (158 mi).

1975 March 11 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VIIR.
  • MTV-II-2 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1975 September 18 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi VIIR.
  • NRV Nosetip Recovery Re-entry vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

    A nosetip recovery vehicle was successfully launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, on a STRYPI VII booster and was recovered by the Coast Guard. This was the first time that a high-performance reentry vehicle had been "soft-landed"(in water) and recovered.


1976 June 7 - . 14:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IVR.
  • LASL Buaro - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 450 km (270 mi).

1979 February 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1979 November 13 - . 04:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi II.
  • ECHO V Auroral mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1980 September 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1980 September 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1985 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1987 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. Launch Pad: LC1?. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XI.
  • Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1988 February 9 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. Launch Pad: LC1?. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XI.
  • Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1989 January 1 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. Launch Pad: LC1?. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XI.
  • THORNY MERIT Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1991 February 18 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC1. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XI.
  • Bow Shock 2 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1995 June 26 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IX. FAILURE: Failure.
  • ETCE-11 Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA SMDC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1995 June 29 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi IX.
  • ETCE-12 Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA SMDC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1997 February 10 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Nevada Test Site. Launch Complex: Nevada Test Site Area 26. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XIIR.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1997 October 4 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Nevada Test Site. Launch Complex: Nevada Test Site Area 26. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Strypi XIIR. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2015 November 4 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Strypi. Launch Vehicle: Super Strypi. FAILURE: Went out of control during first stage burn and was destroyed.
  • Hiakasat - . Nation: USA. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat.

    Launched from the Kauai Test Facility's Kokole Point pad; went out of control during first stage burn and was destroyed. The University of Hawaii's Hiakasat and 12 cubesats were aboard. The vehicle had three solid stages (LEO-46, LEO-7 and LEO-1) developed by Aerojet.

  • STACEM - . Nation: USA. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • PrintSat - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • Techsat-1 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 1 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 2 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 3 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 4 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 5 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 6 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 7 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • EDSN 8 - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..
  • Argus - . Nation: USA. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Cubesat; lost when first stage failed..


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