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Blue Scout D-1

Blue Scout Jr

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Blue Scout D-1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Suborbital

The flight planned to make radiation and magnetic field measurements at 26700km from Earth. While the rocket achieved this altitude the telemetry system failed so no data was received.

Location


Launch Complex 18A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Launch Complex 18A has witnessed the launch of 18 rockets, including 11 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 947 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 18A

Rocket


Vought Blue Scout Jr

The XRM-91 Blue Scout Junior (sometimes called Journeyman B) was a rocket of the U.S. Air Force’s System 609A Blue Scout family.

Blue Scout Jr

Agency


United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces, and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Originally created on 1 August 1907, as a part of the United States Army Signal Corps, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the United States Armed Forces in 1947 with the enactment of the National Security Act of 1947.

United States Air Force
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