Definition of Research rocket
1. Noun. A rocket fired for test purposes.
Generic synonyms: Projectile, Rocket
Specialized synonyms: Sounding Rocket
Lexicographical Neighbors of Research Rocket
Literary usage of Research rocket
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"A high-altitude sounding system consisting of a small solid-propellant research rocket carried aloft and launched by a large balloon. ..."
2. Space Handbook: A War Fighter's Guide to Space by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... for launch related to IGY) reviewed Project Vanguard, a Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) proposal based on the Viking upper atmospheric research rocket. ..."
3. Maintaining Outer Space for Peaceful Uses: Proceedings of a Symposium Held by Nandasiri Jasentuliyana, United Nations University, International Institute of Space Law (1984)
"... be fitted to a Short-Range Attack Missile (SRAM) acting as the first stage, and a Thiokol Altair research rocket as the second stage. ..."