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Class: Technology. Type: RV. Nation: USA.

PGRTV Reentry Test Vehicles were lofted by Thor-Able rockets on suborbital trajectories in support of ICBM reentry vehicle programs.


Specification


PGRTV Chronology


23 January 1959 PGRTV 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

First stage shut down at wrong time. Partial failure. Suborbital..


28 February 1959 PGRTV 2 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

Suborbital.


21 March 1959 PGRTV 3 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

Suborbital.


08 April 1959 PGRTV 4 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

Suborbital.


20 May 1959 PGRTV 5 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

Suborbital.


11 June 1959 PGRTV 6 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able.

Suborbital.



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