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Trailblazer Pellet

Nike Cajun

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Trailblazer Pellet

Type: Test Flight

Test mission. Reached an apogee of 110 km.

Location

Unknown Pad

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

72 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.

Unknown Pad, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Rocket

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.

Agency

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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.

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