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VS-40
Part of Sonda Family
Brazilian sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x S-40TM + 1 x S-44

Status: Retired 1998. First Launch: 1993-04-02. Last Launch: 1998-03-21. Number: 2 . Thrust: 190.00 kN (42,710 lbf). Gross mass: 6,800 kg (14,900 lb). Height: 9.50 m (31.10 ft). Diameter: 1.01 m (3.31 ft). Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).



Country: Brazil. Launch Sites: Alcantara. Stages: S-44, S-40TM. Agency: INPE.

1993 April 2 - . 10:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Alcantara. LV Family: Sonda. Launch Vehicle: VS-40.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Brazil. Agency: INPE. Apogee: 950 km (590 mi).

1998 March 21 - . Launch Site: Alcantara. LV Family: Sonda. Launch Vehicle: VS-40.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Brazil. Agency: INPE. Apogee: 900 km (550 mi).


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