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HIMES Rockoon
Part of Deacon Family
American sounding rocket.

AKA: KM-D. Status: Retired 1992. First Launch: 1988-09-21. Last Launch: 1992-02-14. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb). Height: 3.50 m (11.40 ft). Diameter: 0.70 m (2.29 ft). Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

2 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Balloon + 1 x KM Rockoon.



Family: balloon-launched. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Kagoshima. Stages: Deacon Rockoon-0, KM-D. Agency: Nissan.

1988 September 21 - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: HIMES Rockoon.
  • HIMES RFT-1 - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 18 km (11 mi).

1992 February 14 - . 23:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: HIMES Rockoon.
  • HIMES RFT-2 - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi).


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