- Family: SARGE
- Length: 11 m
- Diameter: 0.51 m
The SARGE was manufactured by EXOS Aerospace with the first launch on 2018-08-25. SARGE has 0 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 4 launches. The SARGE vehicle is based on the STIG B platform developed as part of Armadillo Aerospace’s lunar lander program.
The SARGE vehicle employs a LOX-ethanol propulsion module based on the LE23000FC series engines, producing approximately 5500 lbs of thrust.
The airframe is a reusable sounding rocket with a 20 inches (51 cm) diameter, and is 36 feet (11 m) tall.
Helium pressurant cold gas thrusters provide attitude control for pitch-roll-yaw and pointing capability.
Payload must fit inside a 20 inches (51 cm) diameter cylinder, be no more than 36 inches (91 cm) tall (in its standard configuration) and weigh no more than 50 kilograms (110 lb).