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Astrobee-500

Astrobee-500

The Astrobee-500 combined the motor of the MB-1 (Genie) Air to Air rocket with an Alcor motor as stage 2 and a Asp as stage 3 to create a sounding rocket. Only one flight was conducted, which was not successful.

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Astrobee-500 SR49-TC-1 (TU-289) Alcor Asp
Nr TypeNr  Vehicle              Date          LS        Suc  Payload

 1    1    Astrobee-500         22.03.1960    EgS      * F   ?
 
 
Launch sites:

EgS = Eglin AFB, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, USA USA