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Lex-1


Solid rocket stage. 10.00 kN (2,248 lbf) thrust. Mass 100 kg (220 lb).

Status: Retired 1967.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 20 kg (44 lb).
Height: 2.60 m (8.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.16 m (0.52 ft).
Thrust: 10.00 kN (2,248 lbf).
Burn time: 20 s.

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Lex French sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • SNECMA French manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. SNECMA, France. 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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