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Astrobee 200
Part of Astrobee Family
Astrobee 200
Astrobee 200
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Genie + 1 x Alcor

Status: Retired 1966. First Launch: 1961-06-30. Last Launch: 1966-12-14. Number: 10 . Thrust: 161.00 kN (36,194 lbf). Gross mass: 800 kg (1,760 lb). Height: 6.30 m (20.60 ft). Diameter: 0.38 m (1.24 ft). Apogee: 350 km (210 mi).


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Country: USA. Launch Sites: Vandenberg, Fort Churchill, Eglin. Stages: Alcor, M5E1. Agency: Aerojet.

1961 June 30 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 29 km (18 mi).

1962 January 29 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Day Airglow Test / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1962 April 18 - . 19:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Mid-latitude B field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 221 km (137 mi).

1962 April 30 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 255 km (158 mi).

1963 December 9 - . 05:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionization detector Aeronomy / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 242 km (150 mi).

1964 June 10 - . 05:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 343 km (213 mi).

1964 July 18 - . 12:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Dayglow spectra Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1966 January 23 - . 06:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • Electron flux Ionosphere / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 301 km (187 mi).

1966 January 28 - . 06:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Electron flux Ionosphere / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 08:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Astrobee. Launch Vehicle: Astrobee 200.
  • AE15.735 electron flux Chemical release / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).


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