Hesh Black Brant Mk4

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On October 7, 2015, a two stage Terrier MK70 Black Brant Mk4, launched from the ARC launcher on pad 2 as a test flight of the new Black Brant Mk4 motor. The objectives of this mission were to characterize the motor performance in a Black Brant IX configuration and to provide NASA and the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) an opportunity to test new technology experiments from Orbital ATK, the AFSS experiment from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and NASA WFF, and sub-payload ejection technology (including rocket propelled ampules controlled by NSROC's new 2-event Ampule Control Module (ACM) and the Lynch Ejectables).

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