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Delta C
Part of Thor Family
Delta C no. 29
Delta C no. 29
Delta C no. 29 - COSPAR 1965-007
American orbital launch vehicle. Unaugmented Thor with Delta D and solid propellant upper stages.

Status: Out of production. First Launch: 1964-10-04. Last Launch: 1967-10-18. Number: 10 . Payload: 82 kg (180 lb). Thrust: 667.20 kN (149,993 lbf). Gross mass: 51,285 kg (113,064 lb). Height: 31.00 m (101.00 ft). Diameter: 2.44 m (8.00 ft).

Payload: 82 kg (180 lb) to a GTO. Flyaway Unit Cost 1985$: 9.590 million.

Stage Data - Delta C

  • Stage 1. 1 x Thor DM-21. Gross Mass: 48,354 kg (106,602 lb). Empty Mass: 2,948 kg (6,499 lb). Thrust (vac): 760.643 kN (170,999 lbf). Isp: 285 sec. Burn time: 164 sec. Isp(sl): 250 sec. Diameter: 2.44 m (8.00 ft). Span: 2.44 m (8.00 ft). Length: 18.41 m (60.40 ft). Propellants: Lox/Kerosene. No Engines: 1. Engine: MB-3-1. Status: Out of Production.
  • Stage 2. 1 x Delta D. Gross Mass: 2,693 kg (5,937 lb). Empty Mass: 545 kg (1,201 lb). Thrust (vac): 33.695 kN (7,575 lbf). Isp: 278 sec. Burn time: 170 sec. Isp(sl): 0.0000 sec. Diameter: 0.84 m (2.75 ft). Span: 0.84 m (2.75 ft). Length: 5.58 m (18.30 ft). Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH. No Engines: 1. Engine: AJ10-118D. Status: Out of Production.
  • Stage 3. 1 x Altair 1. Gross Mass: 238 kg (524 lb). Empty Mass: 30 kg (66 lb). Thrust (vac): 12.450 kN (2,799 lbf). Isp: 256 sec. Burn time: 38 sec. Isp(sl): 233 sec. Diameter: 0.46 m (1.50 ft). Span: 0.46 m (1.50 ft). Length: 1.83 m (6.00 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: X-248. Status: Out of Production.


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Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Engines: MB-3-1, AJ10-118D. Spacecraft: TIROS, EPE, OSO, AE, IMP. Stages: Altair 1. Agency: Douglas.

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