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KSR-II
Part of KSR Family
KSR-II
KSR-II
Credit: © Mark Wade
Two-stage South Korean sounding rocket, using two of the solid rocket motors developed for the KSR-I in tandem. Flown twice in 1997-1998.

AKA: Korea Sounding Rocket-II. Status: Retired 1998. First Launch: 1997-07-09. Last Launch: 1998-06-11. Number: 2 . Payload: 150 kg (330 lb). Thrust: 86.00 kN (19,333 lbf). Gross mass: 2,000 kg (4,400 lb). Height: 11.04 m (36.22 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

Payload: 150 kg (330 lb) to a 160 km altitude.

Stage Data - KSR-II

  • Stage 1. 1 x KSR-1. Gross Mass: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Empty Mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Thrust (vac): 86.200 kN (19,379 lbf). Isp: 250 sec. Burn time: 25 sec. Isp(sl): 220 sec. Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Span: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Length: 4.70 m (15.40 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Status: Hardware 2002. Comments: All values except thrust estimated.
  • Stage 2. 1 x KSR-1. Gross Mass: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Empty Mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Thrust (vac): 86.200 kN (19,379 lbf). Isp: 250 sec. Burn time: 25 sec. Isp(sl): 220 sec. Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Span: 0.42 m (1.37 ft). Length: 4.70 m (15.40 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Status: Hardware 2002. Comments: All values except thrust estimated.



Country: Korea South. Launch Sites: Anhueng. Stages: KSR-1. Agency: KARI.
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1997 July 9 - . Launch Site: Anhueng. LV Family: KSR. Launch Vehicle: KSR-II.
  • X-ray astronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Korea South. Agency: KARI. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Measured the vertical distribution of ozone using an ultraviolet radiometer..

1998 June 11 - . 01:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Anhueng. LV Family: KSR. Launch Vehicle: KSR-II.
  • X-ray astronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Korea South. Agency: KARI. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi). Measured the vertical distribution of ozone using an ultraviolet radiometer..


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