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

Status: Retired 1975. First Launch: 1975-03-11. Last Launch: 1975-09-18. Number: 2 . Thrust: 499.00 kN (112,179 lbf). Gross mass: 4,600 kg (10,100 lb). Height: 11.20 m (36.70 ft). Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).


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Family: target. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: Alcor 1B, 1.5KS35000, BE-3B1, Castor 1. Agency: Sandia.

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.



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