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15KS25000


Solid rocket stage. 111.00 kN (24,954 lbf) thrust. Mass 1,000 kg (2,205 lb).

AKA: Black Brant 2A.
Status: Retired 1999.
Gross mass: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 150 kg (330 lb).
Height: 5.20 m (17.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.44 m (1.44 ft).
Thrust: 111.00 kN (24,953 lbf).
Burn time: 15 s.
Number: 167 .

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  • Bristol Canadian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Bristol Aerospace Limited, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Solid Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. More...

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