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Kartukov Soyuz T - TM SAS 17k


Kartukov solid rocket engine. 171 kN. Soyuz T, Soyuz TM. In Production. Thrust 10 tf at cutout - 17.5 at ignition.

Application: Soyuz T, Soyuz TM.

Status: In Production.
Thrust: 171.00 kN (38,442 lbf).
First Launch: -1979.

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  • Kartukov Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Kartukov Design Bureau, Russia. 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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