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Manufacturer Name: TE-M-783. Other Designations: 63-KS-10,625. Designer: Thiokol. Gross Mass: 1,147 kg. Empty Mass: 81 kg. Propellants: Solid Thrust(vac): 4,819 kgf. Thrust(vac): 47.90 kN. Isp: 290 sec. Burn time: 63 sec. Diameter: 0.9 m. Length: 1.7 m. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: In Production. Flown: 6.
Upper stage motor is the apogee kick motor for the FLTSTACOM satellite. The motor case contains the same volume as the STAR 37E, which is discontinued. The semi-submerged nozzle assembly uses a 3-D carbon-carbon throat and a carbon-phenolic exit cone. Propellant: 1067 kg of AP/HTPB/Al in 6Al-4V titanium case. The motor has been qualified for propellant offloading to 1,023 kg. Total impulse 311,041 kgf-s. Propellant mass fraction 0.929.
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