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Asp III-0


Solid rocket stage. 15.00 kN (3,372 lbf) thrust.

AKA: Loki.
Status: Active.
Unfuelled mass: 3.00 kg (6.60 lb).
Height: 1.70 m (5.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.0800 m (0.2620 ft).
Thrust: 15.00 kN (3,372 lbf).
Burn time: 0.80 s.
Number: 111 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Loki Rockoon American sounding rocket. Balloon-launched Loki with larger fins for stability at high altitudes. The basic Loki was used in this manner on 23 September 1955, measuring cosmic rays. More...
  • Deacon Rockoon Loki Two stage version of Rockoon balloon-launched soundinr coekt consisting of a Deacon first stage and Loki second stage. More...
  • Loki American unguided solid-propellant barrage anti-aircraft rocket adapted to use as a meteorological sounding rocket. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
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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