Encyclopedia Astronautica
Sparoair


American air-launched sounding rocket. Air-launched two stage vehicle consisting of tandem Sparrow air-to-air missile motors.

Failures: 2. Success Rate: 60.00%. First Fail Date: 1965-07-08. Last Fail Date: 1966-05-26. Launch data is: complete.

Status: Retired 1966.
Apogee: 107 km (66 mi).
First Launch: 1960.01.01.
Last Launch: 1966.05.26.
Number: 5 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Sparoair Air-launched two stage vehicle consisting of tandem Sparrow air-to-air missile motors. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • USN American agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. USN Joint Task Force 7, 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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