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761 sounding rocket
Part of 761 Family
Chinese sounding rocket. Lightweight two-stage solid propellant sounding rocket. Designation indicates development was authorized in January 1976. Evidently replaced both the HP2 and HP6 from about 1980 on. Used for routine measurement of the upper atmosphere.

Status: Retired 1980. Payload: 10 kg (22 lb). Gross mass: 60 kg (132 lb). Height: 2.60 m (8.50 ft). Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft). Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

Payload: 10 kg (22 lb) to a 50 km altitude or 3 kg to 70 km altitude.

Country: China. Agency: Shanghai. Bibliography: 532.



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