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Mu-3D-3


Solid rocket stage. 128.00 kN (28,776 lbf) thrust. Mass 2,800 kg (6,173 lb).

Status: Retired 1972.
Gross mass: 2,800 kg (6,100 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 773 kg (1,704 lb).
Height: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).
Diameter: 0.86 m (2.82 ft).
Thrust: 128.00 kN (28,775 lbf).
Burn time: 42 s.
Number: 6 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Mu-1 Japanese test vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 8 x SB-310 + 1 x M-10 + 1 x M-20 + 1 x M-30 + 1 x M-40 More...
  • Mu-3D Japanese all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 8 x SB-310 + 1 x M-10 + 1 x M-20 + 1 x M-30 + 1 x M-40 More...
  • Mu-4S Japanese all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 8 x SB-310 + 1 x M-10 + 1 x M-20 + 1 x M-30 + 1 x M-40 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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