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Star 13A
Part of Star 13 Family
Star-13A
Star-13A
Credit: Thiokol
Thiokol solid rocket engine. In Production. Orbit insertion motor incorporated the lightweight titanium case developed for the STAR 13 with the propellant and nozzle design of the earlier TE-M-444 apogee motor.

AKA: 15.3-KS-1,320;TE-M-516. Status: In Production. Number: 8 . Thrust: 5.87 kN (1,321 lbf). Gross mass: 38 kg (83 lb). Unfuelled mass: 5.00 kg (11.00 lb). Specific impulse: 287 s. Burn time: 15 s. Diameter: 0.34 m (1.12 ft).

The motor was used as an injection stage of the Thor Burner II for small satellites in several missions. Total impulse 9,544 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.87.



Country: USA. Propellants: Solid. Agency: Thiokol. Bibliography: 410.

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