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Blue Scout D-1

Blue Scout Jr

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success
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Mission

Blue Scout D-1

Type: Earth Science

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

842 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 18A, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Blue Scout Jr – Vought

Family: Blue Scout
Length: 12.4 m
Diameter: 0.79 m
Launch Mass: 5 T

The Blue Scout Jr was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1960-09-21. Blue Scout Jr has 8 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. 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.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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