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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-604-4. Other Designations: 28-KS-4,825. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 239 kg. Empty Mass: 19 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 2,189 kgf. Isp: 282 sec. Burn time: 28 sec. Diameter: 0.6 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: In Production. Flown: 15. References: 410 .

Apogee motor was designed and qualified for the NASA International Ultraviolet Experiment satellite. It incorporates a 1.5-inch longer cylindrical section with increased propellant weight and a larger nozzle throat and operates at a slightly higher chamber pressure than prior STAR 24 motors. Total impulse 62,573 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.917.

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