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SEP 902


Sud/SEP solid rocket engine. 540 kN.

Gross mass: 16,000 kg (35,000 lb).
Height: 6.90 m (22.60 ft).
Diameter: 1.51 m (4.95 ft).
Thrust: 540.00 kN (121,390 lbf).

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • SEPR French manufacturer of rocket engines. Société Européene de Propulsion, France. More...
  • Sud French manufacturer of rocket engines. Sud Aviation, France. 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
  • SSBS S3-1 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 16,000 kg. Thrust 540.00 kN. More...

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