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Hybrid Test Rocket-1


Lox/Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 500 kg. Thrust 30.00 kN.

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.25 m (0.82 ft).
Thrust: 30.00 kN (6,744 lbf).
Burn time: 20 s.

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
  • HTR Nammo Lox/Solid hybrid rocket engine. 30 kN. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Nammo Norwegian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Nammo Raufoss AS, Norway. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Lox/Solid Liquid oxygen was the earliest, cheapest, safest, and eventually the preferred oxidiser for large space launchers. Its main drawback is that it is moderately cryogenic, and therefore not suitable for military uses where storage of the fuelled missile and quick launch are required. 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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