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Falstaff-1


Solid rocket stage. 242.00 kN (54,404 lbf) thrust. Mass 5,100 kg (11,244 lb).

Status: Retired 1979.
Gross mass: 5,100 kg (11,200 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 750 kg (1,650 lb).
Height: 4.50 m (14.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.92 m (3.01 ft).
Thrust: 242.00 kN (54,403 lbf).
Burn time: 33 s.
Number: 7 .

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