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Jaguar-3


Solid rocket stage. 8.60 kN (1,933 lbf) thrust. Mass 25 kg (55 lb).

Status: Retired 1961.
Gross mass: 25 kg (55 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 4.00 kg (8.80 lb).
Height: 1.20 m (3.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft).
Thrust: 8.60 kN (1,933 lbf).
Burn time: 7.60 s.
Number: 35 .

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • JPL American agency;manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA. 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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