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S-160-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 100 kg.

AKA: S160.
Status: Retired 1972.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 3.90 m (12.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.16 m (0.52 ft).
Number: 23 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • S-160 Japanese sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ISAS Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 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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