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S-31


IAE solid rocket engine. 240 kN.

Gross mass: 900 kg (1,980 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 284 kg (626 lb).
Height: 3.20 m (10.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.56 m (1.83 ft).
Thrust: 240.00 kN (53,950 lbf).
Burn time: 11 s.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • IAE Brazilian agency overseeing development of rocket engines. Instituto de Aeronautica e Espace, Brazil. 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...

Associated Stages
  • S-31 Solid rocket stage. 240.00 kN (53,954 lbf) thrust. Mass 900 kg (1,984 lb). More...

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