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VEx-1

VEx-1 [InfoBae]

The VEx-1 is a suborbital test vehicle to evaluate technologies of the Tronador-2 launcher.

The vehicle is developed by VENG S.A., a state owned company and work is being overseen by the National Commission on Space Activities (CONAE). The VEx-1 measures 14.5 meters, weighs nearly 3 tons and features the engine of the T-4000 rocket. It will be a low altitude subsonic atmospheric flight.

Version Stage 1
VEx-1 ?
Nr  TypeNr     Vehicle            Date        LS       Suc   Payload     

 1     1       VEx-1              26.02.2014  Pip     * F    VEx-1a
 2     2       VEx-1              15.08.2014  Pip     *      VEx-1b


Failures:

1: vehicle exploded few seconds after launch

 
Launch sites:

Pip = Las Pipinas, Punta de Indio, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Argentina