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T-7A-S2


Chinese sounding rocket. 2 stage vehicle

Gross mass: 1,300 kg (2,800 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.45 m (1.47 ft).
Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
First Launch: 1966.07.14.
Last Launch: 1966.07.28.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • 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...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Shijiedu Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 7 launches from 1960 to 1966, reaching up to 115 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

T-7A-S2 Chronology


1966 July 14 - . Launch Site: Shijiedu. LV Family: T-7. Launch Vehicle: T-7A-S2.
  • Life Science (dog) Biological mission - . Nation: China. Agency: Shanghai. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1966 July 28 - . Launch Site: Shijiedu. LV Family: T-7. Launch Vehicle: T-7A-S2.
  • Life Science (dog) Biological mission - . Nation: China. Agency: Shanghai. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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