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Dynasoar AS
American manned spacecraft module. Cancelled 1963. Abort Section, equipped with Thiokol XM-92 Minuteman Stage II motor. Contingency boost.

AKA: Abort Stage. Status: Cancelled 1963. Thrust: 177.89 kN (39,991 lbf). Gross mass: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb). Unfuelled mass: 320 kg (700 lb). Specific impulse: 265 s. Height: 1.83 m (6.00 ft). Diameter: 1.52 m (4.98 ft).

Used for launch aborts, emergency reentry maneuver, go-around maneuver in case of missed landing approach, and acceleration to supersonic speed when air-launched from B-52.

Crew Size: 1. Spacecraft delta v: 450 m/s (1,470 ft/sec).



Family: Manned spacecraft module. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Dynasoar. Propellants: Solid.

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