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Nike Cajun – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Length: 7.7 m
  • Diameter: 0.42 m

The Nike Cajun, manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration established in 1958, undertook its inaugural launch on 07/06/1956. Notably, Nike Cajun has 4 successful launches and 0 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 4 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

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.

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