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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-763. Other Designations: 14.8-KS-1,708. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 47 kg. Empty Mass: 6 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 775 kgf. Isp: 286 sec. Burn time: 15 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Out of Production. Flown: 3.

Orbit insertion motor incorporates the lightweight case developed for the STAR 13 with the propellant and nozzle design of the earlier TE-M-516 apogee motor. The motor case has been stretched 2.2 inches to provide for increased propellant loading. The motor has been used to adjust orbit inclination of a satellite from a Delta launch. Total impulse 11,807 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.87.


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