Encyclopedia Astronautica
Soleil


French solid rocket engine. 120 kN. 1500 kg Isolane propellant. Used on Topaze launch vehicle. First flight 1962.

Thrust: 120.00 kN (26,970 lbf).

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  • Topaze VE111 Topaze was the first guided rocket in the French 'precious stones' series. As such it was the first launched from a pad rather than a ramp. The initial model was the VE111C (short) with the NA802 motor. More...

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