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Redstone Mercury
Part of Jupiter C stage Family
Redstone Mercury
Redstone Mercury
Credit: © Thomas Kladiva - Thomas Kladiva
LOx/Alcohol propellant rocket stage. Used for Jupiter-C satellite missions, and greatly modified, for Mercury manned positions. For Jupiter-C missions, used Hydyne fuel, which was toxic but increased specific impulse.

Status: Out of Production. Thrust: 414.34 kN (93,147 lbf). Gross mass: 28,440 kg (62,690 lb). Unfuelled mass: 3,125 kg (6,889 lb). Specific impulse: 265 s. Specific impulse sea level: 235 s. Burn time: 155 s. Height: 17.58 m (57.67 ft). Diameter: 1.77 m (5.80 ft). Span: 4.19 m (13.74 ft).

Cost $ : 4.930 million.



Country: USA. Engines: A-7. Launch Vehicles: Redstone MRLV. Propellants: Lox/Alcohol.
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