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M-13TVC


Solid rocket stage. 1020.00 kN (229,305 lbf) thrust. Mass 34,200 kg (75,398 lb).

Status: Retired 1984.
Gross mass: 34,200 kg (75,300 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 6,987 kg (15,403 lb).
Height: 14.80 m (48.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.41 m (4.62 ft).
Thrust: 1,020.00 kN (229,300 lbf).
Burn time: 66 s.
Number: 4 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
  • M-13 Nissan solid rocket engine. 1262.4 kN. Isp=263s. Used on Mu-3S launch vehicle. First flight 1969. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Mu-3S Japanese all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Four stage vehicle consisting of 8 x SB-310 + 1 x M-13TVC + 1 x M-22TVC + 1 x M-3A More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Nissan Japanese manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Nissan, Japan. 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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