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ATEF solid rocket engine.

Gross mass: 10 kg (22 lb).
Height: 0.80 m (2.62 ft).
Diameter: 0.13 m (0.42 ft).

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  • ATEF French agency overseeing development of rocket engines. ATEF, 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...

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