Code 810: Sounding Rockets Program Office
12.073 GT Black Brant X was launched from Wallops Island, VA on August 4, 2010. This flight was a demonstration of the new production Nihka motor and ignition system in a dynamic environment representative of a nominal altitude. Secondary objectives included flight demonstration of a White Sands Missile Range Black Brant IX ignition system, a rocket propelled ampule system, and an Aft Looking Video System.
The principal investigator is Brian Hall/NASA Wallops Flight Facility.