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Marquardt


Van Nuys, CA, USA.

Formed in 1944 to develop ramjet engines, a specialty it continues to this day. Also makes small reaction control system thrusters.

AKA: Kaiser Marquardt.
Location: Van Nuys, CA.

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Associated Countries
Associated Spacecraft
  • Space Sled American space mobility device, tested 1965. Marquardt developed a sled design in the mid-1960's for maneuvering in the vicinity of a spacecraft. The space sled approach was dropped in preference to the shuttle manned maneuvering unit. More...

Associated Engines
  • R-1E Marquardt N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 0.110 kN. In Production from 1981. Isp=280s. Thruster developed as the Space Shuttle Orbiter's vernier attitude control and orbit adjust thruster. There were six employed in conjunction with the 38 R-40 thrusters. More...
  • R-40A Marquardt N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 3.870 kN. In Production. Isp=306s. Thruster developed for Shuttle Orbiter orbit control. The orbiter had 38 long scarf, short scarf, or no scarf configurations, depending on the location. More...
  • R-4D Marquardt N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 0.490 kN. Isp=312s. Developed as attitude control thruster for the Apollo Service and Lunar Modules in 1960s. In production for numerous satellites for apogee / perigee maneuvers, orbit adjustment, and attitude control. More...
  • R-6C Marquardt N2O4/MMH rocket engine. 0.033 kN. In Production. Isp=290s.Derivative of Advent communications satellite thruster for Insat 1, Arbasat 1, and Olympus and HS-393 satellites. More...
  • REA 17-12 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 4.45 N. In Production. More...
  • REA 22-5 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.050 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 39-2 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 2.22 N. In Production. More...
  • REA 22-2 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.090 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 22-17 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.178 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 22-16 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.130 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 20-4 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.556 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 16 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 0.020 kN. In Production. More...
  • REA 10 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 890 mN. In Production. More...
  • REA 17-6 Marquardt hydrazine monopropellant rocket engine. 2.22 N. In Production. More...

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