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Kartukov Soyuz SAS


Kartukov solid rocket engine. 785 kN. Soyuz 7K-OK, Soyuz 7KT-OK, Soyuz 7K-T. Out of Production. Thrust 76 tf at cutout - 80.1tf at ignition.

Application: Soyuz 7K-OK, Soyuz 7KT-OK, Soyuz 7K-T.

Status: Out of Production.
Thrust: 785.00 kN (176,475 lbf).
First Launch: 1962-66.

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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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