Nike Tomahawk

The Nike Tomahawk was a two stage American sounding rocket. The first stage was a Nike rocket, the second a Tomahawk rocket.

The Nike Tomahawk has a ceiling of 230 statute miles (370 km), a payload capacity of 100 pounds (45 kg), a launch thrust of 49,000 pounds of force (217 kN), a launch weight of 2,200 pounds (990 kg), a diameter of 17 inches (0.42 m) and a length of 35 feet 5 inches (10.80 m). The Nike Tomahawk was launched 395 times between June 25, 1963 and November 27, 1995.

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Large Magellanic Cloud - X-ray Sources
... background were observed from the Magellanic Clouds during the September 20, 1966, Nike Tomahawk flight ... A second Nike Tomahawk rocket was launched from Johnston Atoll on September 22, 1966, at 1713 UTC and reached an apogee of 160 km, with spin-stabilization at 5.6 rps ... Another Nike Tomahawk was launched from Johnston Atoll at 1132 UTC on October 29, 1968, to scan the LMC for X-rays ...