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Kiva/Hopi-2


Solid rocket stage. 18.00 kN (4,047 lbf) thrust. Mass 30 kg (66 lb).

Status: Retired 1963.
Gross mass: 30 kg (66 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 7.00 kg (15.40 lb).
Height: 2.10 m (6.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft).
Thrust: 18.00 kN (4,046 lbf).
Burn time: 3.00 s.
Number: 12 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Kiva/Hopi American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Kiva + 1 x Hopi More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • RPI American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. RPI, 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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