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Founded in 1955, American Pacific Corporation Specialty Chemicals primarily supplies rocket-grade ammonium perchlorate used in solid propellant rockets, booster motors and missiles that are utilized by the U.
Generally the liquid propellant is the oxidizer and the solid propellant is the fuel because solid oxidizers are problematic and with lower performance than liquid oxidizers.
8- m tall ASLV was configured as a five- stage, all- solid propellant vehicle with a mission to put 150- kg class satellites in 400- km circular orbits
The surface-to-surface weapon is based on a single-stage solid propellant rocket.
I think it's a very proud day for the country because Agni-V, which is a three-stage solid propellant rocket and intercontinental ballistic missile has been successfully test fired and it has met all the parameters.
Christened "Agni-II Prime", the new missile is a two-stage weapon system powered by solid propellant.
Other papers cover topics ranging from before World War II to the present, including liquid propellant engines in the Soviet Union, early French aeronautics, asphalt rocket propellants and a Japanese rocket fighter, the parking lot rocket experiments of North American Aviation, the development of the Veronique and Vesta, the Netherlands in space, flight termination of the first large solid propellant rockets, the "Black Prince," a French satellite and commercial satellites in general, Russian space suits, exploration of the solar system from 1961 to 2000, studies of space biology, a Russian super-heavy rocket, Argentinean sounding rockets in Antarctica, and Australian rocket retrieval in the dessert.
coordinated development of the experimental aerospike nozzles and solid propellant motors used in the tests with Cesaroni.
Preliminary results indicated that solid propellant generators may be effective under conditions of low to moderate winds, even for fires burning within approximately 1 m of the footprint of a vehicle, with the fuel puddle behind a tire.
Once the solid propellant used in the shuttle's "strap-on" booster rockets has been ignited, it burns nonstop until gone.
Liquid propellant rocket engines and solid propellant rocket motors, the two most prevalent of the rocket propulsion systems, with in-depth consideration of advances in hybrid rockets and electrical space propulsion
13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK), the nation's leading solid propellant rocket motor producer, provided two critical components for the most recent successful missile defense test involving a Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Block IA guided missile.

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