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Operation Have Horn

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Operation Have Horn

Operation Have Horn was a project in 1969 by the United States Air Force that involved the launching of Nike Hydac sounding rockets. It occurred at North Truro Air Force Station, located in North Truro, Massachusetts. Upon completion of the operation in 1970, the used devices were returned to the White Sands Missile Range, in New Mexico.Have Horn was support and carried out by the Missile and Drone Division of the Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.[1]

Site data

  • Location: Cape Cod, MA
  • Longitude: -70.0200 degrees
  • Latitude: 42.0000 derees

Nike platform

Section source: Astronautix[2]
  • Type: two stage
    • Stage 1: Nike - solid propellant rocket stage, loaded/empty mass 599/256 kg
    • Stage 2: Hydac - solid propellant rocket stage, loaded mass 300 kg
  • Gross mass: 900 kg (1,980 lb)
  • Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft)
  • Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft)
  • Thrust: 217.00 kN (48,783 lbf)
  • Apogee: 150 km (90 mi)


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