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Aerobee 170A
Part of Aerobee Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x Aerobee 150

Status: Retired 1978. First Launch: 1971-08-10. Last Launch: 1978-11-16. Number: 26 . Thrust: 217.00 kN (48,783 lbf). Gross mass: 1,270 kg (2,790 lb). Height: 12.40 m (40.60 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).



Country: USA. Launch Sites: White Sands, White Sands LC35, Fort Churchill. Stages: Aerobee 150-2, M5E1. Agency: Aerojet.

1971 August 10 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 19 - . 17:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • MSFC RR-2 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 23 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 May 12 - . 10:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • NRL NB4.255 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 May 19 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 June 9 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 July 10 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 September 1 - . 04:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • JHU UVT F7 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1972 December 11 - . 21:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • JHU Airglow 12 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1973 March 24 - . 03:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1973 March 30 - . 10:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1973 June 2 - . 16:51 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 October 4 - . 03:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • GSFC XRPC X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1974 November 16 - . 09:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Ae 170A-HE Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1974 November 16 - . 10:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1975 April 10 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1975 October 29 - . 02:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1976 March 22 - . 06:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Auroral UV / particles Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1976 July 13 - . 17:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Pad: LC35 L21A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Aerobee Reuse test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi). Aerobee Reuse Test mission..

1976 July 26 - . 15:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Aerobee Reuse test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi). Aerobee Reuse Test mission..

1976 September 16 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1977 January 15 - . 06:17 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Wisconsin Soft X-ray Survey X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1977 May 20 - . 23:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 23 km (14 mi).

1978 May 6 - . 07:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1978 November 3 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • UM Airglow payload Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1978 November 16 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar Constant 2 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).


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