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Black Brant X

Black Brant X


The Black Brant X consists of a Terrier 1st stage, a Black Brant V- 2nd stage motor and a finless Nihka 3rd stage motor, which ignites when the vehicle enters exoatmospheric conditions.


WFF launch: w_bbx_50.avi (87.7 MB)
PFRR launch: Craven: 4 Launches (8.69 MB)

For details of the Craven mission, see the Sounding Rocket Program Office web site.


Listed below are various screenshots from the STK scenario of this Black Brant X.

Full Trajectory Stage Events Stage Events(additional) Apogee Launch


The AGI Viewer is required in order to view a VDF file type. Using this viewer allows for user interactivity (zoom, pan and adjusting time step). Download the free AGI Viewer at (68.5 Mb).

VDF of WFF launch: w_bbx.vdf (270 kb)

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