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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-963. Other Designations: 120-KS-23,520. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 4,590 kg. Empty Mass: 326 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 10,669 kgf. Isp: 297 sec. Burn time: 120 sec. Diameter: 1.6 m. Length: 1.8 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: In Production. Flown: 5.
Provides perigee kick for the McDonnell PAM-D2 system.. Another version is Star 63D (TU-936). Perigee motor has successfully completed development and qualification and is in production. It can be offloaded to a propellant weight of 1952 kg. Motor components are of proven design features and material, thus maximizing reliability. Total impulse 1,277,319 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.929.
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