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MARC 2B1


ARC solid rocket engine. 1.5 kN.

Unfuelled mass: 15 kg (33 lb).
Height: 1.80 m (5.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft).
Thrust: 1.50 kN (337 lbf).
Burn time: 29 s.

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  • 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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