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Altair engine series
Part of Altair Family
Series of Thiokol upper stage solid rocket motors.



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Altair 1 Thiokol solid rocket engine. Used on Atlas Able, Blue Scout 2, Caleb, Delta, Delta A, Delta B, Delta C. First flight 1959.

Altair 1A Thiokol solid rocket engine. Used on Scout X-1, Scout X-2, Scout X-3. First flight 1960.

Altair 3D Thiokol solid rocket engine. Kick stage motor for Delta E, Delta L. First flight 1965.

Altair 2 Thiokol solid rocket engine. Kick stage motor for Delta D, Scout A, Scout X-4. First flight 1963.

Altair 3 Thiokol solid rocket engine. In Production. Altair III was developed as the propulsion unit for the fourth stage of the Scout launch vehicle. A filament-wound, fiberglass-epoxy case contained the CTPB propellant grain.

Altair 3A Thiokol solid rocket engine. Out of Production. Total impulse 83,839 kgf-sec. Motor propellant mass fraction 0.91.

Altair 3B Thiokol solid rocket engine. In Production. Modified version of the STAR 20 with increased case structural capability over the. A filament-wound, fiberglass-epoxy case contained the CTPB propellant grain.

Star 20 Spherical Thiokol solid rocket engine. Out of Production. Total impulse 30,198 kgf-sec. Motor propellant mass fraction 0.934.



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