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Upstage-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 6,000 kg.

Status: Retired 1972.
Gross mass: 6,000 kg (13,200 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Diameter: 1.22 m (4.00 ft).

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, 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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