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Manufacturer Name: X-248. Other Designations: Altair 1. Designer: Thiokol. Used on stages: Altair 1, Caleb-2. Used on launch vehicles: Atlas Able, Blue Scout 2, Caleb, Delta, Delta A, Delta B, Delta C. Gross Mass: 238 kg. Empty Mass: 30 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 1,270 kgf. Thrust(vac): 12.40 kN. Isp: 256 sec. Isp (sea level): 233 sec. Burn time: 38 sec. Diameter: 0.5 m. Length: 1.8 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1959. Last Flight: 1969. Flown: 51.
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