Arcas rocket


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  • Arcas (rocket) — Arcas was the designation of an American sounding rocket, which was launched between July 31, 1959 and August 9, 1991 at least 421 times. The Arcas has a maximum flight altitude of 52 kilometers, a takeoff thrust of 1.5 kN, a takeoff weight of 34 …   Wikipedia

  • Arcas (disambiguation) — Arcas may refer to:* Arcas, a figure in Greek mythology * Arcas (Macedo de Cavaleiros), a Portuguese parish * Arcas (rocket), a sounding rocket * Arcas (genus), a genus of butterflies …   Wikipedia

  • Disappearing rocket — A disappearing rocket is a rocket, usually a sounding rocket, which is designed so that parts of the rocket body which usually fall back to the ground first explode into small pieces, in order to avoid harm to persons and objects on the ground.… …   Wikipedia

  • Boosted Arcas — is the designation of an American sounding rocket. The Boosted Arcas consists of a starting stage of the type ARC booster or of the type MARC 42A1. The maximum height of the Boosted Arcas amounts to 50 km, the takeoff thrust 1,00 kN, the diameter …   Wikipedia

  • Sidewinder Arcas — is the designation of a two stage sounding rocket, consisting of a Sidewinder starting stage and an Arcas upper stage. The Sidewinder Arcas has a ceiling of 90 km, a takeoff thrust of 26 kN, a takeoff weight of 120 kg, a diameter of 130 mm and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Keweenaw (Rocket launch site) — The Keweenaw rocket launch site was an isolated launch pad located in U.S. state of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. It was used between 1964 and 1971 for launching rockets for meteorological data collection. NASA along with the University of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Karystos — (Κάρυστος) is a small coastal town on the Greek island of Euboea. It has about 7,000 inhabitants. It lies 129 km south of Chalkis. From Athens it is accessible by ferry via the Rafina port. Its urban plan was laid out by the renown Bavarian civil …   Wikipedia

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