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Kartukov LL


Kartukov solid rocket engine. 14.7 kN. LL-1, LL-2, LL-3. Developed 1946-48.

Application: LL-1, LL-2, LL-3.

Status: Developed 1946-48.
Thrust: 14.70 kN (3,305 lbf).
First Launch: 1946-48.

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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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