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Sirocco-1


Solid rocket stage. Mass 100 kg (220 lb).

Status: Retired 1966.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 20 kg (44 lb).
Height: 2.80 m (9.10 ft).
Diameter: 0.14 m (0.45 ft).

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Aerojet American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Aerojet, Sacramento, 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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