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Family: Sounding Rockets. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Atmospheric Sounding Projectile.
Sounding rocket, capable of payloads up to 35 kg.
1955 Dec 27 -
- Asp first flight.
First prototype of Asp (atmospheric sounding projectile) sounding rocket, capable of payloads up to 80 pounds, launched successfully at NAMTC at Point Mugu, Calif.
- 17 - Emme, Eugene M, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960, NASA, 1961. HTML when accessed: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/timeline.html
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