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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-790-1. Other Designations: 5.9-KS-565. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 10 kg. Empty Mass: 4 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 256 kgf. Isp: 273 sec. Burn time: 6 sec. Diameter: 0.2 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: In Production. Flown: 23. References: 410 .

Delta-V reentry motor was developed as a spin-up and propulsion motor for reentry vehicles. The design incorporates an aluminum case and a plastic nozzle assembly. The motor is capable of spinning at 16 revolutions per second during firing and is designed for a wide range (5.7 to 15.7 lb) of propellant loads. Total impulse 1,671 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.595.


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