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S-300-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 500 kg.

AKA: S300.
Status: Retired 1969.
Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb).
Height: 6.00 m (19.60 ft).
Diameter: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).
Number: 4 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • S-300 ISAS Japanese sounding rocket. The the S-300, was developed for observations in Antarctica, in parallel with the S-210. 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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