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ALV
Part of Pegasus Family
American sounding rocket. Family of small low-cost all-solid-propellant launch vehicles, which use numerous off-the-shelf components and require minimal ground support

AKA: ATK Launch Vehicle. Status: Active. First Launch: 2008-08-22. Last Launch: 2008-08-22. Number: 1 .

2 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Orion 50S + 1 x Star 37FMV.



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ATK LV American sounding rocket. Suborbital version.

Satellite Launch Vehicle American orbital launch vehicle. Orbital version. Selected by NASA under the COTS program in January 2008 in place of the cancelled Kistler for post-shuttle ISS resupply missions. Uses half-length shuttle SRB as first stage; proven Castor-120 as second stage; new Castor-30 as third stage; and Orbital Adjustment Module from Lockheed's cancelled Athena launcher as a fourth stage.

Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island, Wallops Island LA0B, Wallops Island LP08B. Agency: Alliant.

2008 August 22 - . 09:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA0B. LV Family: Pegasus. Launch Vehicle: ALV. FAILURE: Went off course and destroyed by range safety 27 seconds after launch..
  • HyBolt/SOAREX-VI - . Nation: USA. Agency: Clemson. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Apogee: 3.50 km (2.10 mi). Carried HyBOLT and SOAREX-VI hypersonic research experiments..


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