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Star 30BP
Part of Star 30 Family
Star-30BP
Star-30BP
Credit: Thiokol
Thiokol solid rocket engine. In Production. Apogee motor used for the HS 376 satellite bus. Incorporated an 89-percent-solids HTPB propellant in a 6AI-4V titanium case insulated with silica-filled EPDM rubber.

AKA: 54-KS-6,070;TE-M-700-20. Status: In Production. Number: 24 . Thrust: 27.00 kN (6,069 lbf). Gross mass: 543 kg (1,197 lb). Unfuelled mass: 38 kg (83 lb). Specific impulse: 292 s. Burn time: 54 s. Height: 1.51 m (4.94 ft). Diameter: 0.76 m (2.50 ft).

Apogee motor is used for the Hughes Aircraft Company HS 376 satellites and for the RCA SATCOM, Spacenet, and G-STAR satellites. The design incorporates an 89-percent-solids HTPB propellant in a 6AI-4V titanium case insulated with silica-filled EPDM rubber. It has a contoured nozzle with an integral toroidal igniter and a carbon-phenolic exit cone. Igniter: Aft end. Other versions Star 30C/E (TE-M-700-18/19). Total impulse 148,816 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.931.

Propellant Formulation: HTPB.



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

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