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Gross Mass: 2,000 kg. Empty Mass: 100 kg. Thrust (vac): 6,030 kgf. Isp: 292 sec. Burn time: 92 sec. Propellants: Solid Diameter: 1.3 m. Span: 1.3 m. Length: 2.1 m. Country: South Africa. No Engines: 1. RSA-4-3 Status: Development 1988. Comments: Essentially identical to RSA-3 third stage. Oriented and spun up by 1000 kg avionic section/spin platform, which separates prior to ignition.
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