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Aerobee 200
Part of Aerobee Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x AJ60-92

Status: Retired 1976. First Launch: 1974-09-04. Last Launch: 1976-05-11. Number: 4 . Thrust: 225.00 kN (50,582 lbf). Gross mass: 1,600 kg (3,500 lb). Height: 12.60 m (41.30 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

The Astrobee 200 consisted of an M5 Nike booster and an Aerojet Alcor upper stage, and could reach an altitude of about 300 km (185 miles). It was exclusively used by the USAF's Air Force Cambridge Research Lab, which fired ten of these rockets between 30 June 1961 and 14 December 1966 with aeronomy and ionosphere experiments.



Country: USA. Engines: AJ60-92. Launch Sites: White Sands, Woomera, Woomera LA8. Stages: AJ60-92 stage, M5E1. Agency: Aerojet.

1974 September 4 - . 10:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR 8 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1974 September 11 - . 22:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR 9 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1974 September 17 - . 15:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1976 May 11 - . 17:08 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 248 km (154 mi).


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