Rocket stage used on Hermes A-2 test vehicle.
Status: Retired 1953.
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Gross mass: 3,500 kg (7,700 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 800 kg (1,760 lb).
Height: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).
Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft).
Thrust: 140.00 kN (31,470 lbf).
Burn time: 30 s.
Number: 4 .
Associated Launch Vehicles
Hermes A-2 American tactical ballistic missile. The Army Hermes A-2 single stage test rocket proved the technology of large solid rocket motors as developed by H L Thackwell at Thiokol. But the Army preferred to have further development done in-house and JPL was selected to develop the Sergeant rocket. In addition to the flight tests, a total of 22 motors were static fired, including one after seven years of storage. More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
GE American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. General Electric Corporation, USA. More...
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