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HIMES Rockoon-1


Solid rocket stage. Mass 300 kg (661 lb).

Status: Retired 1992.
Gross mass: 300 kg (660 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 50 kg (110 lb).
Height: 1.30 m (4.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.70 m (2.29 ft).
Number: 1 .

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  • Nissan Japanese manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Nissan, Japan. 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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