research rocket


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Noun1.research rocket - a rocket fired for test purposes
rocket, projectile - any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
sounding rocket - a research rocket used to obtain information about the atmosphere at various altitudes
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Finally, Space Systems shipped over 300 spacecraft and related components and conducted three scientific research rocket missions in the quarter.
The Starchaser Skybolt research rocket - over 8m (27ft) tall - made its arrival in the city not from the skies but by truck, for what will be just a 'flying' visit to the region.
The Starchaser Skybolt research rocket - over 8m (27ft) tall - made its arrival in the city not from the skies but by truck, for what will be just a "flying" visit to the region as part of the Great Exhibition of the North.
Families are expected to snap up the unique opportunity to see the Skybolt, which was developed by Cheshire's Starchaser Industries as a reusable research rocket and successfully launched at Otterburn on September 11, 2017, carrying commercial cargo and Sam, a stuffed toy dog.
The high-tech firm unleashed a 27-feet reusable research rocket in September, which marked the first successful rocket test in 46 years in Britain.
NASA has scheduled to launch a research rocket, also known as a sounding rocket, into the sky on June 13 and create colored clouds to help with studying the Earth's ionosphere and the aurora atmospheric phenomenon.
The SpaceLoft commercial research rocket was launched within the dedicated 2 1/2-hour launch window, and flight data indicate the rocket attained a maximum altitude of approximately 120.7 km/74.98 miles.
The Cubes in Space initiative selects 80 experiments on a sounding rocket or research rocket and over 100 experiments on a high altitude balloon.
Scientists obtained these astonishing results during an experiment on the TEXUS-49 research rocket mission.
According to the CIS website, a sounding or research rocket carries scientific instruments into space to take measurements along a non-orbiting and parabolic path (trajectory).

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