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MMR-06-1


Solid rocket stage. Mass 100 kg (220 lb).

Status: Retired 1992.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 20 kg (44 lb).
Height: 2.50 m (8.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.20 m (0.65 ft).
Burn time: 9.00 s.

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • MMR-06 Russian sounding rocket. Soviet solid propellant sounding rocket, capable of lofting 5 to 11 kg to 60 km altitude. Launch mass 130 kg, 9 seconds burn time. Nose ejects at apogee. Flown in both conical nose and boosted dart configurations. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • GMS Russian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Hydrometeorological Service, Russia. 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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