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Algol IIB


CSD solid rocket engine. 400 kN.

Gross mass: 10,700 kg (23,500 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 1,170 kg (2,570 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.02 m (3.34 ft).
Thrust: 400.00 kN (89,920 lbf).
Burn time: 80 s.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • CSD American manufacturer of rocket engines. Chemical Systems Division, 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...

Associated Stages
  • Algol 2B Solid rocket stage. 400.00 kN (89,924 lbf) thrust. Mass 10,700 kg (23,589 lb). More...

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