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Polaris TV-1


Solid rocket stage. 285.00 kN (64,071 lbf) thrust. Mass 8,300 kg (18,298 lb).

AKA: - [0.78m ].
Status: Retired 1958.
Gross mass: 8,300 kg (18,200 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 1,450 kg (3,190 lb).
Height: 6.00 m (19.60 ft).
Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft).
Thrust: 285.00 kN (64,070 lbf).
Burn time: 23 s.
Number: 6 .

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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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