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A1P-2


Aerojet solid rocket engine. Polaris stage 2.

Gross mass: 4,300 kg (9,400 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 951 kg (2,096 lb).
Height: 2.00 m (6.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.37 m (4.49 ft).

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  • Aerojet American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Aerojet, Sacramento, CA, USA. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Solid Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. More...

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