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Solid rocket stage. 35.00 kN (7,868 lbf) thrust. Mass 1,100 kg (2,425 lb).

Status: Retired 1971.
Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 700 kg (1,540 lb).
Height: 2.00 m (6.50 ft).
Diameter: 2.13 m (6.98 ft).
Thrust: 35.00 kN (7,868 lbf).
Number: 19 .

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  • 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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