1997 Mission

Launched August 1997
Gross Liftoff Weight 90lbs
Vehicle Height 17 feet
Vehicle Diameter 6 inches
Expected Altitude 400,000 ft
Number of Stages Two
Mission Summary:  
  • Successful staging separation
  • Electronics failed to ignite stage two
  • Stage one was recovered by parachute
  • Stage two reached 77,000 ft
  • Stage two recovery failed; re-entered supersonic