Scale models used to test the aerodynamic characteristics and controllability of the platform at supersonic speeds were put through suborbital flights using series-produced booster rockets
. specially designed test-bed aircraft of the Tu-134 and Tu-154 types were used for subsonic flight tests of these geometrically similar models.
Then with an immense roar, the booster rocket
took off into the sky, taking Apollo 11 and the hopes of the world with it.
The Soyuz spacecraft was mated to its booster rocket
Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully fired its AR-22 booster rocket
engine an unprecedented 10 times in 240 hours at NASA Stennis Space Center, demonstrating the feasibility of rapidly recycling the engine to enable a reusable launch vehicle capable of high-tempo, aircraft-like flight operations.
The military grade satellite, which was one of two that was sent into orbit, failed to separate from the booster rocket
after entering space, according to aAaAeAeA Monday (http://tass.ru/en/science/841936) report fr Russian state news site Tass.AaAeAeA The second satellite was successful deployed.
Additional capability to discriminate between random thermal sources and a booster rocket
can be achieved by monitoring two or more optical or IR wavelengths.
The RKV, which is designed to separate from a booster rocket
and intercept and destroy targets, was supposed to be part of a planned expansion of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system to 64 interceptors from 44, part of a broader effort to secure Hawaii and other U.S.
The new booster rocket
is expected to replace the Soyuz-FG rocket next year.
22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft's compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket
22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecrafts compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket
. The booster will be used to transport crews to the International Space Station beginning in spring 2020.
The 60 satellites flown into space were released into orbit as planned about an hour after Thursday's launch, and the Falcon 9's main-stage reusable booster rocket
flew back to Earth for a successful landing on a barge floating in the Atlantic.
The RPG-7 is being flogged with an inert booster rocket
, two inert rocket-propelled grenades and accessories.