Any agent used for consumption or combustion in a rocket and from which the rocket derives its thrust, such as a fuel, oxidizer, additive, catalyst, or any compound or mixture of these.
A rocket fuel consisting essentially of kerosene.
Rubber Base Propellant
A solid propellant mixture in which the oxygen supply is obtained from a perchlorate and the fuel is provided by a synthetic rubber latex.
Usually containing both fuel and oxidizer combined or mixed, and formed into a monolithic grain.
The thrust F in pounds divided by the weight flow rate in pounds per second.
Star Perforated Grain
A hollow rocket propellant grain with the cross section of the hole having a multipointed shape.
Of a mixture of chemicals, having the exact proportions required for complete chemical combination, applied especially to combustible mixtures used as propellants.
- Rocket Propellants - Rocket and Space Technology Descriptions and data comparisons including specific impulse.