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Vernon


Test rocket launch location known to have been used for 1 launch in 1951.

Location: Eure.
Longitude: 1.5010 deg.
Latitude: 49.1179 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Veronique After the cancellation of the 'Super V-2' project, the German team at Vernon pursued development of a tenth-scale version, the Project 4213 Veronique (VERnon et electrONIQUE). The 4 tonne thrust motor, using nitric acid and kerosene, beat the 'pure French' project 4211 Eole design and paved the way leading to the Ariane space booster. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Veronique P2 French sounding test vehicle. Test vehicle, powered by two powder rockets, to test the Veronique's unique wire guidance system. More...

Vernon Chronology


1951 April 1 - . Launch Site: Vernon. LV Family: Veronique. Launch Vehicle: Veronique P2. LV Configuration: Veronique P2 P2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: LRBA. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

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