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RAM A
Part of X-17 Family
American test vehicle. Employed by NACA-Langley for accelerating aerodynamic models. Could lift 34 kg to 1271 km. 5 stage vehicle.

Status: Retired 1962. First Launch: 1961-08-30. Last Launch: 1962-02-21. Number: 2 . Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

5 stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Recruit + 1 x Castor + 1 x Skat + 1 x Skat + 1 x Recruit.


More at: RAM A.

Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: RAM. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: 1.5KS35000, Castor 1, XM-45. Agency: Vought.

1961 August 30 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: X-17. Launch Vehicle: RAM A.
  • RAM A-1 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 1,280 km (790 mi).

1962 February 21 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: X-17. Launch Vehicle: RAM A.
  • RAM A-2 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).


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