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  • By contrast, congressional leaders want to leverage earlier NASA investments—and reduce job losses in many districts—by relying on solid-propellant boosters derived from the vintage shuttle fleet.

    One Last Spin Around the Planet

  • A three-stage version of the solid-propellant Sajjil capable of delivering a one-tonne warhead 3,700km similarly is at least four or five years away from possible deployment.

    Long-range Iranian missiles still a decade away

  • The hearing started with lawmakers voicing complaints that NASA was trying to circumvent or delay complying with some congressionally mandated priorities, including developing new heavy-lift launchers derived from solid-propellant technology used on the retiring fleet of space shuttles.

    Senators Say NASA Isn

  • The magnitude of the Safir launch becomes more apparent when we consider it alongside the much less advertised launch of the Sajeel two-stage solid-propellant ballistic missile that preceded it in November 2008.

    More on Iran's Satellite...

  • Launched vertically from trucks, the solid-propellant P12 can carry a 450-kilogram cluster or high-explosive warhead up to 150 kilometers, company officials said.

    Satellites and Missile Accuracy

  • We have confirmed that Iraq had new work under way on prohibited solid-propellant missiles that were also concealed from the United Nations.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2004

  • The test of the solid-propellant motor lasted 40 seconds and was staged in a test cell that simulates high-altitude conditions.

    Strategic Air Command: People Aircraft and Missiles 2nd Edition

  • Synthetic rubber-based solid-propellants with aluminum and oxidizer additives fuel the first two stages; the third stage solid-propellant is a synthetic polymer plastic-based fuel with the same additives.

    Strategic Air Command: People Aircraft and Missiles 2nd Edition

  • Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara assigned all weapons with a range of more than 200 miles to the Air Force, and the Navy subsequently abandoned Jupiter in favor of the solid-propellant Polaris missile.

    Strategic Air Command: People Aircraft and Missiles 2nd Edition

  • It had turbojet propulsion with two solid-propellant boosters for

    Strategic Air Command: People Aircraft and Missiles 2nd Edition


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