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Family: Sounding Rockets. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.

Argo sounding rockets measured radiation caused by the Project Argus high altitude nuclear explosions. The missiles reached 800 km altitude, launched from Wallops Island, AMR, and Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico.


Argo Chronology

1958 Aug 1 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1959 Jul 7 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1961 Oct 10 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .


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