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Skylark 10A-2


Solid rocket stage. 137.00 kN (30,799 lbf) thrust. Mass 300 kg (661 lb).

Status: Retired 1974.
Gross mass: 300 kg (660 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 89 kg (196 lb).
Height: 3.60 m (11.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.26 m (0.85 ft).
Thrust: 137.00 kN (30,798 lbf).
Burn time: 3.10 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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