Nike Malemute

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Nike Malemute is the designation of a two-stage American sounding rocket, consisting of a Nike starting stage and a Malemute upper stage. The Nike Malemute has a ceiling of 500 km (320 mi), a takeoff thrust of 48,800 lbf (217 kN), a takeoff weight of 1,000 kg (2,200 lbs), a diameter of 0.42 m (17 in) and a length of 8.60 m (28 ft 3 in).

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