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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-516. Other Designations: 15.3-KS-1,320. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 38 kg. Empty Mass: 5 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 599 kgf. Isp: 287 sec. Burn time: 15 sec. Diameter: 0.3 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: In Production. Flown: 8. References: 410 .
Orbit insertion motor incorporates the lightweight titanium case developed for the STAR 13 with the propellant and nozzle design of the earlier TE-M-444 apogee motor. The motor has been used as an injection stage of the Thor Burner II for small satellites in several missions. Total impulse 9,544 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.87.
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