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TE-416


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 53 kN.

Gross mass: 200 kg (440 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 60 kg (132 lb).
Height: 3.50 m (11.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.22 m (0.72 ft).
Thrust: 53.00 kN (11,914 lbf).
Burn time: 9.50 s.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Tomahawk Sandia American sounding rocket. Test and sounding vehicles developed by Sandia using the TE-416 Tomahawk motor. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, USA. 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...

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