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HAD-2


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 52 kg.

Status: Retired 1966.
Gross mass: 52 kg (114 lb).
Height: 1.60 m (5.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.13 m (0.42 ft).
Burn time: 18 s.

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • HAD Australian test vehicle. The HAD vehicle was, like HAT, a two stage rocket, based on British Gosling and LAPStar motors. First launched in 1961, it had two test flights before becoming operational. More...
  • HAT Australian test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x HAT + 1 x LAPSTAR More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • WRE Australian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Australian Weapons Research Establishment, Australia. 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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