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Category of launch vehicles.



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Loki Rockoon American sounding rocket. Balloon-launched Loki with larger fins for stability at high altitudes. The basic Loki was used in this manner on 23 September 1955, measuring cosmic rays.

Deacon-Loki Rockoon Two stage version of Rockoon balloon-launched sounding rocket consisting of a Deacon first stage and Loki second stage.

Hawk Rockoon American sounding rocket. Balloon-launched Loki with larger fins for stability at high altitudes. The larger Loki II motor was used from 5 August 1957 as part of the IGY. This variant could reach 122 km and was called the 'Hawk Rockoon'.

HIMES Rockoon American sounding rocket.



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