Questions tagged [vanguard]
Questions about the early Vanguard series of U.S. orbital rockets, and the satellites launched (not always successfully) on top of them.
Which (if any) Vanguard satellite spun at 150 RPM? How fast did the rest spin, or at leased would have spun had they succeeded?
From Wikipedia's Project Vanguard; Launch_history I found some candidates for satellites that had pages which I could search for the term "RPM". This is not an exhaustive search, it's just ...
Connection between Vanguard spacecraft, Vanguard rocket, and Project Vanguard?
I think I created the vanguard tag for Why would low pump inlet pressure result in such a spectacular explosion? (Vanguard TV3) and now I'm not sure of the connection between the Vanguard spacecraft, ...
What was so "Mini" about Minitrack?
In the US Naval Research Laboratory video Vanguard 60th Anniversary: A Look Back Roger L. Easton says: Now, how did Vanguard Start? I think it’s fair to say that Milt Rosen started the Vanguard ...
What was the mass of the Viking sounding rocket engine (XLR-10-RM-2)?
I can find information about the XLR-10 for its sea level & vacuum thrust and specific impulse but not about its mass. What did this thing mass? Was it gimballed?
Why would low pump inlet pressure result in such a spectacular explosion? (Vanguard TV3)
In the short US Naval Research Laboratory video Vanguard 60th Anniversary: A Look Back at about 03:46, Mr. Alton E. Jones says: Most people are curious about as to ...