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Grannos-2


Solid rocket stage.

Status: Retired 1969.
Unfuelled mass: 29 kg (63 lb).
Height: 1.90 m (6.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.16 m (0.52 ft).
Burn time: 8.00 s.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Grannos French test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Emilie + 1 x Melusine More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • CFTH-HB French manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. CFTH-HB, France. 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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