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Solid rocket stage. 12.50 kN (2,810 lbf) thrust. Mass 30 kg (66 lb).

Status: Retired 1954.
Gross mass: 30 kg (66 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 12 kg (26 lb).
Height: 1.80 m (5.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.13 m (0.42 ft).
Thrust: 12.50 kN (2,810 lbf).
Burn time: 2.70 s.
Number: 8 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • HPAG Deacon American test vehicle. Two stage vehicles consisting of HPAG boosters + 1 x Deacon More...
  • Nike Nike HPAG American test vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x Nike + 1 x HPAG More...
  • HPAG American test vehicle. Single stage vehicle. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • NOTS American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, CA, 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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