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Algol 1
Part of Algol Family
Aerojet solid rocket engine. This rocket started as a Polaris test motor with a 40 inch diameter, which at the time was the largest solid motor ever tested. First flight 1960. Solid propellant rocket stage. This rocket started as a Polaris test motor with a 40 inch diameter, which at the time was the largest solid motor ever tested. It had a nominal performance rating of 45 seconds duration and 45,000 kgf thrust. Variations included Algol I, I-D, II, II-A, II-B and possibly others. Another popular rating was 40KS-115,000 (52,000 kgf for 40 seconds), also known as Senior.

AKA: Aerojet Sr;Senior. Status: Retired 1962. Number: 20 . Thrust: 470.90 kN (105,863 lbf). Gross mass: 10,705 kg (23,600 lb). Unfuelled mass: 1,900 kg (4,100 lb). Specific impulse: 236 s. Specific impulse sea level: 214 s. Burn time: 40 s. Height: 9.12 m (29.92 ft). Diameter: 1.01 m (3.31 ft).

This rocket started as a Polaris test motor with a 40 inch diameter, which at the time was the largest solid motor ever tested. It had a nominal performance rating of 45 seconds duration and 45,000 kgf thrust. Variations included Algol I, I-D, II, II-A, II-B and possibly others. Another popular rating was 40KS-115,000 (52,000 kgf for 40 seconds), also known as Senior.

Thrust (sl): 427.000 kN (95,993 lbf). Thrust (sl): 43,545 kgf.



Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Scout X, Scout X-1, Blue Scout I, Blue Scout II, Scout X-1A, Scout X-2, Scout X-2 1C. Propellants: Solid. Stages: Algol 1. Agency: Aerojet.

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