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Icarus
American sounding rocket, developed by students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2003-2007. Took a 7-kg payload to a 61 km altitude. The Loki Research solid rocket engine had a total mass of 44 kg and an empty mass of 4 kg.

Status: Active. First Launch: 2007-03-22. Last Launch: 2007-03-22. Number: 1 . Thrust: 15.80 kN (3,552 lbf). Gross mass: 121 kg (266 lb). Specific impulse: 240 s. Burn time: 6.40 s. Height: 4.90 m (16.00 ft). Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft). Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

Subtopics

Icarus St2 Loki Research solid rocket engine. Icarus second stage.

Country: USA. Propellants: Solid. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: Icarus St2. Agency: ERAU. More at: 8329. Bibliography: 2.

2007 March 22 - . 10:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Icarus. Launch Vehicle: Icarus.
  • ERAU / Icarus test - . Nation: USA. Agency: ERAU. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).


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