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RT-1-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Thrust 900.00 kN.

Status: Retired 1965.
Height: 4.80 m (15.70 ft).
Diameter: 1.95 m (6.39 ft).
Thrust: 900.00 kN (202,320 lbf).
Burn time: 30 s.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • RT-1 The RT-1 (RT = rocket, solid in Russian) was the first large Soviet solid propellant ballistic missile. It was developed and tested in 1959-1963, but no production was undertaken due to its poor performance. 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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