Encyclopedia Astronautica
CleanSweep III


American test vehicle. Single stage vehicle.

Success Rate: 100.00%. Launch data is: complete.

Status: Retired 1966.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 3.60 m (11.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.17 m (0.55 ft).
Thrust: 16.00 kN (3,596 lbf).
Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).
First Launch: 1963.01.01.
Last Launch: 1966.01.01.
Number: 2 .

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Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Point Mugu US Naval Air Station and major missile testing centre, known to have been used for 2551 launches from 1955 to 2005. The actual total of missile tests is many times greater. More...

Associated Stages

CleanSweep III Chronology


1963 - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Vehicle: Cleansweep III.
  • LRL Sampling - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1966 - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: RB-57B. Launch Vehicle: CleanSweep III.
  • Atmosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 52 km (32 mi).

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