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Hopi


American sounding rocket. The Hopi-Dart vehicle consisted of a Hopi III booster as first stage, and an unpowered dart as second stage. A boosted version of the configuration used a Kiva motor as the first stage.

The first stage was a Hopi III solid propellant rocket motor, 0.114 meters in diameter, and 2.014 meters long.

Failures: 4. Success Rate: 88.57%. First Fail Date: 1963-02-28. Last Fail Date: 1963-08-22. Launch data is: complete.

Status: Retired 1964.
First Launch: 1960.06.21.
Last Launch: 1964.11.23.
Number: 35 .

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See also
  • Hopi The Hopi-Dart vehicle consisted of a Hopi III booster as first stage, and an unpowered dart as second stage. A boosted version of the configuration used a Kiva motor as the first stage. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • RPI American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. RPI, USA. More...

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

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