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

Produced by Marquardt for the Army, Roksonde meteorological sounding rockets first completed a series of tests at White Sands Missile Range and Pacific Missile Range. They were later successfully fired from Cape Canaveral, telemetered measurements of winds and temperatures at altitudes above 600,000 m.


Specifications


Roksonde Chronology


1961 Dec 1 - Launch Site: Cape Canaveral .

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