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CSXT GoFast-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 300 kg.

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 300 kg (660 lb).
Height: 6.40 m (20.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.25 m (0.82 ft).

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • GoFast First American civilian sounding rocket to reach outer space. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • CSXT American manufacturer of rocket engines. Civilian Space eXploration Team, USA. 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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