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TE-473


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 90 kN.

Gross mass: 700 kg (1,540 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 200 kg (440 lb).
Height: 5.10 m (16.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.33 m (1.08 ft).
Thrust: 90.00 kN (20,232 lbf).
Burn time: 14 s.

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  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, USA. More...

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  • 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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