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research rocket

[ri′sərch ‚räk·ət]
(aerospace engineering)
A rocket-propelled vehicle used to collect scientific data.
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* Leading operator of small research rockets and high-altitude scientific balloons...
Families snapped up the unique opportunity to see the Skybolt, which was developed by Cheshire's Starchaser Industries as a reusable research rocket and successfully launched at Otterburn on September 11, 2017, carrying commercial cargo and Sam, a stuffed toy dog.
In February 2010, Iran launched a research rocket into space with a menagerie of animals on board.
The message to specialists was that the Kavoshgar could be used as a military weapon and was not exclusively a scientific research rocket.
Iran launched a research rocket into space earlier this month in what it said was part of an effort to send a satellite into orbit.
Iran inaugurates space terminal and launches research rocket. Iran conducted a successful test launch of what it has publicly identified as the Kavoshgar 1 (Explorer 1) research rocket on 4 February - the same day it inaugurated its first domestically constructed 'space terminal'.
IRNA said: "The research rocket is part of preparations for the launch of a satellite into orbit".
Iran launches a research rocket and unveiled its first major space center, the latest steps in a program many fear may be cover to more fully develop its military ballistic missiles.
Iran blasted off a research rocket and unveiled its first major space centre that will be used to launch research satellites, it was reported yesterday.
An Aerobee research rocket flew a monkey into space, the first primate in space, from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.
On 25 February, Ali Akbar Golrou of Iran's Aerospace Research Centre announced that the Islamic Republic had launched a sub-orbital 'research rocket' that reached an altitude of about 150km and returned to Earth by parachute.

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