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Martlet 3-1


Solid rocket stage. Mass 200 kg (441 lb).

Status: Retired 1963.
Gross mass: 200 kg (440 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 170 kg (370 lb).
Height: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.13 m (0.42 ft).
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Martlet 3 Canadian sounding rocket. Single stage, gun-launched vehicle. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • SRC British National Space Research Council, UK. 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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