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Meteor-2K-0


Solid rocket stage. 14.00 kN (3,147 lbf) thrust.

Status: Retired 1970.
Unfuelled mass: 15 kg (33 lb).
Height: 1.70 m (5.50 ft).
Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft).
Thrust: 14.00 kN (3,147 lbf).
Burn time: 2.30 s.
Number: 8 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Meteor-2K The most powerful Polish rocket ever flown. 2 stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Meteor 1 + 1 x Meteor-2. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • PIHM Polish manufacturer of rocket engines. Polish Hydro-Meteorological Institute, Poland. 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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