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Boosted Arcas-1


Solid rocket stage. 12.00 kN (2,698 lbf) thrust. Mass 16 kg (35 lb).

Status: Retired 1972.
Gross mass: 16 kg (35 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 11 kg (24 lb).
Height: 0.70 m (2.29 ft).
Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft).
Thrust: 12.00 kN (2,697 lbf).
Burn time: 0.80 s.
Number: 60 .

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  • Solid Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. More...

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