National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Type: Materials Science
Suborbital launch to test re-entry systems. Reached an apogee of 280 km.
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Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
74 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.
Nike Cajun – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Length: 7.7 m
- Diameter: 0.42 m
- Launch Mass: 0 T
The Nike Cajun was manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the first launch on 1956-07-06. Nike Cajun has 4 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 4 launches. The Nike-Cajun was a two-stage sounding rocket built by combining a Nike base stage with a Cajun upper stage. It was launched 714 times between 1956 and 1976 and was the most frequently used sounding rocket of the western world.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration – NASA
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: NASA
- Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
- Founded: 1958
- Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
- Spacecraft: Orion
- Country: USA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.