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Shaviyt 1
Part of Jericho Family
Israeli all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Shavit 1 is an improved version of the original Shavit with a stretched first stage motor.

AKA: NEXT;Shavit 1. Status: Active. First Launch: 1995-04-05. Last Launch: 2014-04-09. Number: 7 . Payload: 225 kg (496 lb). Thrust: 760.00 kN (170,850 lbf). Gross mass: 30,000 kg (66,000 lb). Height: 18.00 m (59.00 ft). Diameter: 1.35 m (4.42 ft). Apogee: 366 km (227 mi).

LEO Payload: 225 kg (496 lb) to a 366 km orbit at 143.00 degrees. Launch Price $: 15.000 million in 1999 dollars.

Stage Data - Shavit 1

  • Stage 1. 1 x LK-1. Gross Mass: 13,990 kg (30,840 lb). Empty Mass: 1,240 kg (2,730 lb). Thrust (vac): 774.000 kN (174,002 lbf). Isp: 268 sec. Burn time: 55 sec. Isp(sl): 250 sec. Diameter: 1.35 m (4.42 ft). Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft). Length: 7.50 m (24.60 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: LK-1. Status: Development 2002. Comments: Lengthened version of Shavit/RSA-3 rocket motor. For lower stage use with 17.1:1 nozzle. Fitted with 23.6:1 nozzle for upper stage use specific impulse increases to 279 seconds, length to 8.4 m, and empty and gross mass are increased by 135 kg.
  • Stage 2. 1 x RSA-3-2. Gross Mass: 10,971 kg (24,186 lb). Empty Mass: 1,771 kg (3,904 lb). Thrust (vac): 476.600 kN (107,144 lbf). Isp: 277 sec. Burn time: 52 sec. Isp(sl): 220 sec. Diameter: 1.30 m (4.20 ft). Span: 1.30 m (4.20 ft). Length: 6.40 m (20.90 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: RSA-3-2. Status: Out of production. Comments: Source: Missile exhibit and placards, AF Museum, South Africa. Empty mass includes 583 kg for payload shroud, guidance, orientation and spin-up platform that positions stage 3 and payload for final orbital insertion burn.
  • Stage 3. 1 x RSA-3-3. Gross Mass: 2,048 kg (4,515 lb). Empty Mass: 170 kg (370 lb). Thrust (vac): 58.800 kN (13,219 lbf). Isp: 298 sec. Burn time: 94 sec. Diameter: 1.30 m (4.20 ft). Span: 1.30 m (4.20 ft). Length: 2.60 m (8.50 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: RSA-3-3. Status: Out of Production. Comments: Data accurate. Source: Missile exhibit and placards, AF Museum, South Africa. ARC/Rafael AUS 51 is identical.


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Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: Israel. Spacecraft: Ofeq 3, Ofeq 5, Tecsar. Projects: Ofeq. Launch Sites: Palmachim. Stages: LK-1 engine, RSA-3-2, RSA-3-3. Agency: IAI.

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