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HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55
Part of Honest John Family
American test vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 1 x M-6 + 1 x Nike + 1 x Nike + 1 x Recruit + 1 x T-55

Status: Retired 1960. First Launch: 1956-08-24. Last Launch: 1960-12-01. Number: 16 . Thrust: 365.00 kN (82,055 lbf). Gross mass: 1,300 kg (2,800 lb). Height: 10.90 m (35.70 ft). Diameter: 0.58 m (1.90 ft). Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).



Family: test vehicle. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: M-6, 1.5KS35000, M5E1, T-55. Agency: NASA Langley.

1956 August 24 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Heat Transfer Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1956 December 20 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Heat Transfer Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1957 March 18 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Reentry blackout re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1957 June 19 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Copper re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1957 August 29 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Glide Rocket Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 27 km (16 mi).

1957 October 8 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Glide Rocket Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1958 April 24 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • GE RV Model test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1958 June 27 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • GE RV Model test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1958 November 20 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Telemetry test re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1959 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 25 km (15 mi).

1959 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 25 km (15 mi).

1959 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 25 km (15 mi).

1959 March 17 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55. FAILURE: Failure.
  • GE Ablative reentry vehicle Re-entry vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1959 July 12 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • GE Ablative reentry vehicle? Re-entry vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1959 November 25 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • F131 Heat Transfer re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 26 km (16 mi).

1960 December 1 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 26 km (16 mi).


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