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Stonechat II


RO solid rocket engine. 242 kN.

Gross mass: 5,100 kg (11,200 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 750 kg (1,650 lb).
Height: 4.50 m (14.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.92 m (3.01 ft).
Thrust: 242.00 kN (54,403 lbf).
Burn time: 33 s.

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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
  • Falstaff-1 Solid rocket stage. 242.00 kN (54,404 lbf) thrust. Mass 5,100 kg (11,244 lb). More...

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