American orbital launch vehicle. Three stage version consisting of 9 x Castor 2 + 1 x ELT Thor N + 1 x LE-5
Gross mass: 142,000 kg (313,000 lb).
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Height: 42.00 m (137.00 ft).
Diameter: 2.44 m (8.00 ft).
Thrust: 2,130.00 kN (478,840 lbf).
Apogee: 1,500 km (900 mi).
Delta The Delta launch vehicle was America's longest-lived, most reliable, and lowest-cost space launch vehicle. Development began in 1955 and it continued in service in the 21st Century despite numerous candidate replacements. More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Douglas American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach, CA, USA. More...
Castor 2 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 4,424/695 kg. Thrust 258.92 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 262 seconds. More...
H-1-1 Lox/Kerosene propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 85,800/4,400 kg. Thrust 866.71 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 290 seconds. License built MB-3 ELT Thor More...
LE-5 Lox/LH2 propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 10,600/1,800 kg. Thrust 102.90 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 450 seconds. More...
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