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Family: Sounding Rockets. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.
Two-stage test vehicle to make heat transfer studies at high speed in free flight, launched from NACA's Pilotless Aircraft Reserach Station at Wallops Island, Va. Vehicle was developed by PARD of Langley Laboratory.
1949 Apr 8 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- First successful rocket-propelled RM-10 rocket.
First successful rocket-propelled RM-10 research missile for drag and heat transfer studies at transonic and supersonic speeds, making use of skin calorimeter techniques, at Wallops Island, Va.
1949 Apr 8 -
Heat transfer studies
1957 Feb 7 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- First RM-10 2 stage test.
First of a series of two-stage test vehicles (RM-10) to make heat transfer studies at high speed in free flight, was launched from NACA's Pilotless Aircraft Reserach Station at Wallops Island, Va. Vehicle was developed by PARD of Langley Laboratory.
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