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Solid rocket stage. 590.00 kN (132,637 lbf) thrust. Mass 17,300 kg (38,140 lb).

Status: Retired 1992.
Gross mass: 17,300 kg (38,100 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 1,500 kg (3,300 lb).
Height: 4.90 m (16.00 ft).
Diameter: 1.14 m (3.74 ft).
Thrust: 590.00 kN (132,630 lbf).
Burn time: 71 s.
Number: 1 .

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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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