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Manufacturer Name: X-405. Designer: General Electric. Used on stages: Vanguard. Used on launch vehicles: Vanguard. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 13,745 kgf. Thrust(vac): 134.80 kN. Isp: 270 sec. Isp (sea level): 248 sec. Burn time: 145 sec. Mass Engine: 191 kg. Diameter: 1.1 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 42.00 bar. Area Ratio: 5.50. Thrust to Weight Ratio: 71.96. Country: USA. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1957. Last Flight: 1959. Flown: 11.
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