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astronautix.com Able-Star


Gross Mass: 4,470 kg. Empty Mass: 590 kg. Thrust (vac): 3,578 kgf. Isp: 278 sec. Burn time: 296 sec. Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH Isp(sl): 210 sec. Diameter: 1.4 m. Span: 1.4 m. Length: 5.9 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 1. AJ10-104 Status: Hardware. Used as: Thor Able-Star. Comments: Ultimate development of lineage Aerobee - Vanguard second stage - Able upper stage. Replaced by Agena.
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