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Gross Mass: 8,163 kg. Empty Mass: 6,870 kg. Thrust (vac): 4,625 kgf. Isp: 1,414 sec. Burn time: 3,000 sec. Propellants: Air/Kerosene Isp(sl): 1,285 sec. Diameter: 4.0 m. Span: 10.2 m. Length: 13.9 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 1. J57-8 Status: Hardware. Comments: Douglas (Heinemann) designed fighter-delta wing. Used as zero stage for Caleb miniature satellite launcher. Maximum release conditions: 3,628 kg at 1,166 kph at 16,768 m altitude.
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