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Icarus-2


Solid rocket stage. 4.10 kN (922 lbf) thrust. Mass 10 kg (22 lb).

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 10 kg (22 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 4.00 kg (8.80 lb).
Height: 1.40 m (4.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft).
Thrust: 4.10 kN (922 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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