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M5E1
Part of M5 stage series Family
Hercules solid rocket engine. Nike booster motor. The interstage adapter was bolted to the front of the Nike in sounding rocket applications and lip-fit into the second stage nozzle. Solid propellant rocket stage. The average sea level thrust of the Nike rocket motor was 190.3 kN. The interstage adapter was bolted to the front of the Nike and consisted of a conical shaped adapter which slip-fit into the second stage nozzle, thus providing for drag separation at Nike burnout. Each Nike fin was 0.45 square meters in area. Normally, the fins were canted to provide a two revolutions per second spin rate at Nike burnout. HJ Nike Nike third stage.

AKA: HJ Nike Nike-3. Status: Active. Thrust: 195.60 kN (43,973 lbf). Gross mass: 599 kg (1,320 lb). Unfuelled mass: 256 kg (564 lb). Burn time: 3.40 s. Height: 3.60 m (11.80 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft).

The average sea level thrust of the Nike rocket motor was 190.3 kN. The interstage adapter was bolted to the front of the Nike and consisted of a conical shaped adapter which slip-fit into the second stage nozzle, thus providing for drag separation at Nike burnout. Each Nike fin was 0.45 square meters in area. Normally, the fins were canted to provide a two revolutions per second spin rate at Nike burnout.

Total Impulse: 652 kNs.

Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Nike, Nike Ajax, Nike Deacon, Nike Nike Deacon, Nike Nike HPAG, Nike Nike T40, Nike Nike T40 T55, Nike Nike Tri-Deacon T40, HJ NIke, HJ Nike T40 T55, Nike Nike, HJ Nike Tri-Deacon T40, HJ Nike T40, Nike Cajun, HJ Nike Nike Recruit T55, Nike T40 T55, Nike Recruit, Nike Asp, HJ Nike Nike, Nike Apache, Exos sounding rocket, Jason sounding rocket, HJ Nike Nike Recruit, Trailblazer 1, HJ Nike Nike 20"SM, Javelin, Strongarm, Nike Nike Recruit, Nike Viper I, HJ Nike Gosling, Nike Yardbird, Astrobee 200, HJ PRV, Nike Javelin, Nike Tomahawk, Nike Iroquois, Aerobee 350, HJ Nike Javelin, HJ Nike Hydac, Nike Hydac, Aerobee 170, Aerobee 170B, Aerobee 170A, Aerobee 200A, Terrier Nike, Nike Malemute, Aerobee 200, Nike Hawk, Black Brant 8B, Black Brant 8C, Nike Orion, Taurus Nike Tomahawk, Nike Improved Orion. Propellants: Solid. Stages: M5E1. Agency: Alleghany, Hercules.



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