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Aerobee XASR-SC-2
Part of Aerobee Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Status: Retired 1953. First Launch: 1950-04-26. Last Launch: 1953-09-01. Number: 13 . 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: White Sands, White Sands LC35. Stages: Aerobee XASR-SC-2-2, 2.5KS18000. Agency: Aerojet.



1950 April 26 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1811 local time. Reached 99.5 km..

1950 October 17 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2100 local time. Reached 80.5 km..

1950 October 18 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi).

1950 October 27 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0630 local time. Reached 80.2 km..

1950 December 11 - . 17:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2106 local time. Reached 83.9 km..

1950 December 12 - . 04:06 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 84 km (52 mi).

1950 December 12 - . 09:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi).

1950 December 19 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1152 local time. Reached 81.9 km..

1952 October 23 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 112 km (69 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2045 local time. Reached 111.1 km..

1953 February 18 - . 06:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2350 local time. Reached 106.2 km..

1953 April 23 - . 19:33 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1953 April 24 - . 10:19 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenade Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 108 km (67 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 0319 local time. Reached 107.8 km..

1953 September 1 - . 05:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 108 km (67 mi). Density research. Launched at 2205 local time. Reached 107.8 km..


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