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SM-3-3


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 100 kg. Thrust 7.00 kN.

AKA: SM-3 TSRM.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 0.90 m (2.95 ft).
Diameter: 0.33 m (1.08 ft).
Thrust: 7.00 kN (1,574 lbf).
Burn time: 15 s.
Number: 21 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, 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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