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RH-560B-2


Solid rocket stage. 76.00 kN (17,085 lbf) thrust. Mass 900 kg (1,984 lb).

Status: Retired 1998.
Gross mass: 900 kg (1,980 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 277 kg (610 lb).
Height: 3.90 m (12.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.56 m (1.83 ft).
Thrust: 76.00 kN (17,085 lbf).
Burn time: 19 s.
Number: 24 .

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Associated Countries
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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • RH-560 Indian sounding rocket. 2 stage vehicle derived from French Stromboli engine technology. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ISRO Indian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Indian Space Research Organization, India. 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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