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INTA-255-0


Solid rocket stage. 20.00 kN (4,496 lbf) thrust.

Status: Retired 1970.
Unfuelled mass: 6.00 kg (13.20 lb).
Height: 0.60 m (1.96 ft).
Diameter: 0.10 m (0.32 ft).
Thrust: 20.00 kN (4,496 lbf).
Burn time: 0.20 s.
Number: 12 .

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  • INTA-255 Spanish sounding rocket. Vehicle consisting of 4 x Chick + 1 x Goose. All motors ignited simultaneously at lift-off, the Chicks burning for 0.2 seconds, while the Goose continued for 17 seconds. More...

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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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