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TU-904


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 1711 kN.

Gross mass: 53,400 kg (117,700 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 4,400 kg (9,700 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 2.35 m (7.70 ft).
Thrust: 1,711.00 kN (384,648 lbf).
Burn time: 79 s.

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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...

Associated Stages
  • Peacekeeper-1 Solid rocket stage. 1711.00 kN (384,648 lbf) thrust. Mass 53,400 kg (117,727 lb). More...

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