T-7 Launch September
Chinese sounding rocket. Two-stage solid propellant sounding rocket. Evidently used two of the first stage motors developed for the T-7A in tandem. Replaced the T-7 from 1970 on. Used for routine measurement of the upper atmosphere.
Payload: 15 kg (33 lb) to a 60 km altitude or 10 kg to 70 km altitude.
Status: Out of production.
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Gross mass: 330 kg (720 lb).
Payload: 15 kg (33 lb).
Height: 6.60 m (21.60 ft).
Diameter: 0.26 m (0.84 ft).
Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).
T-7 China's first sounding rocket and first indigenously-built sounding rocket, launched from 1960-1965. The basic vehicle consisted of a single liquid propellant stage. This was later augmented with solid propellant booster stages. Later versions dispensed with the liquid propellant stage. More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Shanghai Chinese manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Shanghai Institute of Electro-mechanical Design, Shanghai, China. More...
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