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Menaka II-2


Solid rocket stage. 1.30 kN (292 lbf) thrust. Mass 20 kg (44 lb).

Status: Retired 1977.
Gross mass: 20 kg (44 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 14 kg (30 lb).
Height: 1.60 m (5.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.12 m (0.39 ft).
Thrust: 1.30 kN (292 lbf).
Burn time: 32 s.
Number: 3 .

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Associated Countries
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  • ISRO Indian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Indian Space Research Organization, India. 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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