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Argo-D4 (Javelin)

Argo-D4 (Javelin)

The Argo-D4 (Javelin) was a four stage sunding rocket. It consisted of a Honest John first stage, Nike motors as second and third stage topped by an Altair (X-248) fourth stage. The first NASA use occured in 1959. It could lift 45 kg to 800 km.

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Javelin (Argo-D4) Honest John (M-6) Nike (M5-E1) Nike (M5-E1) Altair (X-248-A6)