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TX-135


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 2000 kN.

Gross mass: 5,000 kg (11,000 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.91 m (2.98 ft).
Thrust: 2,000.00 kN (449,600 lbf).
Burn time: 4.50 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
  • Nike Zeus-1 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 5,000 kg. Thrust 2,000.00 kN. More...

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