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240 inch solid
Nova NASA 4 Solids
Nova NASA 4 Solids
Nova NASA 4 Solid Motors
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Solid propellant rocket stage. Notional 240 inch solid motor considered in cluster of 4 as alternative to Nova 8 F-1 stage. Led to 260 inch motor tested in late 1960's.

Status: Study 1960. Thrust: 24,457.00 kN (5,498,152 lbf). Gross mass: 1,633,000 kg (3,600,000 lb). Unfuelled mass: 163,000 kg (359,000 lb). Specific impulse: 263 s. Specific impulse sea level: 238 s. Burn time: 150 s. Height: 34.10 m (111.80 ft). Diameter: 6.10 m (20.00 ft). Span: 6.10 m (20.00 ft).

Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Nova 4S. Propellants: Solid.



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