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Black Brant 10CM1
Part of Black Brant Family
Canadian sounding rocket.

Status: Active. First Launch: 1990-02-23. Last Launch: 2004-01-22. Number: 7 . Gross mass: 2,600 kg (5,700 lb). Height: 14.50 m (47.50 ft). Diameter: 0.46 m (1.50 ft). Apogee: 900 km (550 mi).

3 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Terrier Mk 70 + 1 x Black Brant VC + 1 x Nihka.



Country: Canada. Launch Sites: Wallops Island, Poker Flat, SvalRak, Poker Flat LC2. Stages: Nihka, 26KS20000, TX-664-4. Agency: Bristol.

1990 February 23 - . 07:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • ARCS 4 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 586 km (364 mi).

1990 August 25 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • SPFE 1 (LACE Target) Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1991 April 17 - . 07:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • SPFE 2 (LACE Target) Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1995 March 25 - . 08:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • Ionosphere / release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Greenbelt. Apogee: 900 km (550 mi).

2002 December 14 - . 11:16 GMT - . Launch Site: SvalRak. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
2003 March 25 - . 09:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. Launch Complex: Poker Flat LC2. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • HEX H Aurora / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Greenbelt. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

2004 January 22 - . 08:57 GMT - . Launch Site: SvalRak. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 10CM1.
  • SERSIO Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Greenbelt. Apogee: 790 km (490 mi).


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