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Hyperion-1


Solid rocket stage. 6.00 kN (1,349 lbf) thrust. Mass 100 kg (220 lb).

Status: Retired 1997.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 46 kg (101 lb).
Height: 5.80 m (19.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.15 m (0.49 ft).
Thrust: 6.00 kN (1,349 lbf).
Burn time: 15 s.

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Hyperion American sounding rocket. Series of single-stage sounding rockets using eAc hybrid propulsion. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • eAc American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. eAc, USA. More...

Associated Propellants
  • 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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