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Icarus-1


Solid rocket stage. 16.00 kN (3,597 lbf) thrust. Mass 40 kg (88 lb).

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 40 kg (88 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 4.00 kg (8.80 lb).
Height: 2.30 m (7.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft).
Thrust: 16.00 kN (3,596 lbf).

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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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