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Jupiter C stage

Redstone engine

Redstone engine
Credit: NASA

LOx/Hydyne propellant rocket stage. Redstone missile, stretched, modified with different propellants to serve as first stage of IRBM nose cone/orbital test vehicle.

AKA: Juno 1 (retrospectively);Jupiter C. Status: Retired 1967. Thrust: 416.18 kN (93,562 lbf). Gross mass: 28,430 kg (62,670 lb). Unfuelled mass: 3,890 kg (8,570 lb). Specific impulse: 265 s. Specific impulse sea level: 235 s. Burn time: 155 s. Height: 17.58 m (57.67 ft). Diameter: 1.77 m (5.80 ft). Span: 4.19 m (13.74 ft).



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Jupiter A stage LOx/Alcohol propellant rocket stage. .

Redstone Mercury LOx/Alcohol propellant rocket stage. Used for Jupiter-C satellite missions, and greatly modified, for Mercury manned positions. For Jupiter-C missions, used Hydyne fuel, which was toxic but increased specific impulse.

Country: USA. Engines: A-7. Launch Vehicles: Redstone, Jupiter C, SPARTA. Propellants: Lox/Hydyne.

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