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Agate is the designation of an unguided French test rocket developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Agate has a length of 8.50 metres, a diameter of 0.80 metres, a start mass of 3.2 tonnes, a takeoff thrust of 186 kN and a ceiling of 20 km. The Agate was launched from the Hammaguir and Ile de Levant test sites, in order to test instrument capsules and recovery systems.

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