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NOTS 100A


NOTS solid rocket engine. Used on Blue Scout Junior launch vehicle. First flight 1960.

Number: 31 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Blue Scout Junior American suborbital launch vehicle. Smaller Air Force version of Scout used for suborbital military tests. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • NOTS American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, 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...

Bibliography
  • Gatland, Kenneth, Spacecraft and Boosters, Iliffe Books. London, 1964.

Associated Stages
  • Cetus Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 50/10 kg. Thrust 4.00 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 230 seconds. Masses, specific impulse estimated. More...

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