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Gross Mass: 11,000 kg.
Empty Mass: 2,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 48,000 kgf. Isp: 277 sec. Burn time: 52 sec. Propellants: Solid Diameter: 1.3 m. Span: 1.3 m. Length: 6.4 m. Country: South Africa. No Engines: 1. RSA-4-2 Status: Development 1988. Comments: Essentially identical to RSA-3 second stage. Includes 1000 kg upper stage avionic section / spin table, which is jettisoned prior to stage three ignition.
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