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Belier II

French sounding rocket. Improved Belier single stage vehicle, loaded with 'Plastolite' propellant with a 205 second specific impulse.

Payload: 30 kg (66 lb) to a 130 km altitude.

Gross mass: 352 kg (776 lb).
Payload: 30 kg (66 lb).
Height: 5.90 m (19.30 ft).
Diameter: 0.31 m (1.01 ft).
Span: 0.78 m (2.57 ft).
Thrust: 21.50 kN (4,833 lbf).
Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

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  • Belier Family of sounding rockets, developed by Sud Aviation, with the only or upper stage being variants of the Belier stage powered by a Jericho rocket motor. These were the most significant series of French civilian suborbital rockets. Manufacturing licenses were sold to India and Pakistan, becoming the basis of their rocket industries. More...

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