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S-20


Solid rocket stage. 36.00 kN (8,093 lbf) thrust. Mass 300 kg (661 lb).

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 300 kg (660 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 77 kg (169 lb).
Height: 4.20 m (13.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).
Thrust: 36.00 kN (8,093 lbf).
Burn time: 20 s.
Number: 35 .

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  • 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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