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Aerobee AJ10-27
Part of Aerobee Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-27

Status: Retired 1955. First Launch: 1955-06-16. Last Launch: 1955-12-13. Number: 4 . Gross mass: 700 kg (1,540 lb). Height: 7.90 m (25.90 ft). Diameter: 0.38 m (1.24 ft). Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

Country: USA. Launch Sites: Holloman, Holloman A. Stages: Aerobee AJ10-27-2, 2.5KS18000. Agency: Aerojet.



1955 June 16 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Classified mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi). Special classified flight research. Launched at 1811 local time. Reached 202.8 km..

1955 September 14 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • UM wind vanes Test / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi). Rocket aerodynamics test. Launched at 0630 local time. Reached 95 km..

1955 September 30 - . 15:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Colorado UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Solar limb darkening research. Launched at 0850 local time. Reached 74 km..

1955 December 13 - . 17:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Colorado UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi). Lyman alpha, solar limb darkening research. Launched at 1058 local time. Reached 138.4 km..


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