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Credit: Boeing / Rocketdyne
Rocketdyne N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 1.392 kN. Minuteman Postboost Velocity Control. Pressure-fed. Isp=315s. First flight 1970.

Thrust: 1.39 kN (313 lbf).
Specific impulse: 315 s.
First Launch: 1966.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Minuteman 3 American four-stage solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile. In the 21st Century, the sole remaining US ICBM. More...

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Associated Propellants
  • N2O4/MMH Nitrogen tetroxide became the storable liquid propellant of choice from the late 1950's. Monomethylhydrazine (CH3NHNH2) is a storable liquid fuel that found favour in the United States for use in orbital spacecraft engines. Its advantages in comparison to UDMH are higher density and slightly higher performance. More...

Associated Stages
  • PBS N2O4/MMH propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 1,000 kg. Thrust 1.40 kN. More...

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