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RAM B
Part of X-17 Family
American test vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Castor + 1 x Antares + 1 x Alcor

Status: Retired 1964. First Launch: 1962-09-21. Last Launch: 1964-04-10. Number: 3 . Thrust: 235.00 kN (52,830 lbf). Gross mass: 6,000 kg (13,200 lb). Height: 12.60 m (41.30 ft). Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: RAM. Launch Sites: Wallops Island. Stages: Antares 1A, Alcor, Castor 1. Agency: Vought.

1962 September 21 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: X-17. Launch Vehicle: RAM B. FAILURE: Failure.
  • RAM B-1 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1963 May 28 - . 18:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: X-17. Launch Vehicle: RAM B.
  • RAM B-2 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1964 April 10 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: X-17. Launch Vehicle: RAM B.
  • RAM B-3 re-entry vehicle test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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