Rubis (rocket)

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The Rubis is a French two-stage rocket. As its first stage the Rubis uses an Agate (rocket) engine, and as its second stage, a P064 engine. The Rubis has a maximum altitude of 2000 kilometers, a takeoff thrust of 186 kN, a diameter of 0.80 m and a length of 9.60 m. The Rubis was launched eleven times from 1964 to 1967. All Rubis rockets were launched from Hammaguir, with the exception of the last launch, which took place from Biscarosse.

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