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Terrier without upper stage

Terrier Mk.12 [NASA]

After the Terrier surface to air missile was decomissioned by the USNavy, the booster stages became available for use as sounding rockets. Different upper stages are employed to increase the performance to reach the higher layers of the atmosphere and even space.

Launch Vehicle Stage 1
Terrier Mk.12 Terrier Mk.12