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RS-1402 / RS-1403
Credit: Boeing / Rocketdyne
Rocketdyne N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 0.098 kN. Minuteman Pitch, Yaw & Roll Control. Pressure-fed. Technology engine, developed, but not produced. Led to RS-14 prodution engines. Isp=259s.

Thrust: 98 N (22 lbf).
Specific impulse: 259 s.
First Launch: 1966.

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  • 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...

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