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Star 30E
Part of Star 30 Family
Star-30E
Star-30E
Credit: Thiokol
Thiokol solid rocket engine. Koreasat. In Production. Apogee motor used for the BAe Skynet 4 satellite, Koreasat and by the ORBEX small orbital launcher.

AKA: 49-KS-7,955; TE-M-700-19. Status: In Production. Number: 7 . Thrust: 35.40 kN (7,958 lbf). Gross mass: 667 kg (1,470 lb). Unfuelled mass: 45 kg (99 lb). Specific impulse: 291 s. Burn time: 49 s. Height: 1.68 m (5.52 ft). Diameter: 0.76 m (2.50 ft).

The design incorporates a case cylinder 7 inches longer than the STAR 30BP and 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. Total impulse 182,216 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.932.

Propellant Formulation: HTPB.

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



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