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RSRM
Part of Shuttle-0 stage series Family
Thiokol solid rocket engine. After the Challenger disaster the redesigned solid rocket motors had a slight reduction in performance due to reliability improvements. Solid propellant rocket stage. Five-segment version of Shuttle RSRM studied in 1999-2003 to increase shuttle payload to ISS. Test fired in 2003 but not proceeded with. Another version proposed in 2005 for use as lateral boosters for the Constellation Cargo Vehicle. Solid propellant rocket stage. After the Challenger disaster the redesigned solid rocket motors had a slight reduction in performance due to reliability improvements.

AKA: 5 Segment RSRM; Shuttle RSRM. Status: Study 1996. Thrust: 11,520.00 kN (2,589,799 lbf). Gross mass: 590,000 kg (1,300,000 lb). Unfuelled mass: 88,000 kg (194,000 lb). Specific impulse: 267 s. Specific impulse sea level: 235 s. Burn time: 123 s. Height: 45.46 m (149.14 ft). Diameter: 3.77 m (12.36 ft).

Propellant Formulation: PBAN.

Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Shuttle ISS, Magnum HLLV, Satellite Launch Vehicle, Ares I-X, Ares V. Propellants: Solid. Stages: RSRM. Agency: Thiokol. More at: 9695.



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