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Arcon
Part of Deacon Family
Arcon
Arcon
American sounding rocket. Similar to the Deacon and Cajun. Developed by the Atlantic Research Corp. for NRL. First used in 1958. Designed to lift 18 kg to 113 km. The two-stage vehicle consisted of two Arcon motors in tandem.

Status: Retired 1959. First Launch: 1958-07-16. Last Launch: 1959-08-07. Number: 9 . Thrust: 14.00 kN (3,147 lbf). Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Height: 4.00 m (13.10 ft). Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Arcon booster + 1 x Arcon.


More at: Arcon.

Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: Arcon booster, Arcon-1. Agency: Atlantic Research. Bibliography: 2.

1958 July 16 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1958 July 21 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA SRDL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1958 July 22 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1959 May 14 - . 17:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1959 May 15 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1959 May 15 - . 22:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1959 August 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1959 August 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 104 km (64 mi).

1959 August 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Arcon. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).


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