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Star 63D
Part of Star 63 Family
Star-63D
Star-63D
Credit: Thiokol
Thiokol solid rocket engine. In Production. Perigee motor with a range of propellant loads, yielding GTO payloads from 3,080 to 4,588 pounds at a constant velocity of 8,012 feet per second.

AKA: 118-KS-19,050;TU-936. Status: In Production. Number: 8 . Thrust: 84.74 kN (19,050 lbf). Gross mass: 3,499 kg (7,713 lb). Unfuelled mass: 248 kg (546 lb). Specific impulse: 283 s. Burn time: 118 s. Diameter: 1.60 m (5.25 ft).

Perigee motor has successfully delivered two payloads to elliptical transfer orbit with no failures. Given a range of propellant loads, the STAR 63D payload capability ranges from 3,080 to 4,588 pounds at a constant velocity of 8,012 feet per second. Motor components are of proven design features and material, thus maximizing reliability. Total impulse 921,828 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.929.



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

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