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Star 37XE


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 45 kN.

Gross mass: 900 kg (1,980 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 67 kg (147 lb).
Height: 1.70 m (5.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.94 m (3.08 ft).
Thrust: 45.00 kN (10,116 lbf).
Burn time: 66 s.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, 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
  • Star 37XE Solid rocket stage. 45.00 kN (10,116 lbf) thrust. Mass 900 kg (1,984 lb). More...

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