Rocketdyne S-3D

Summary

S-3D
Country of originUnited States
ManufacturerRocketdyne
ApplicationBooster
SuccessorH-1
StatusRetired
Liquid-fuel engine
PropellantLOX / RP-1
CycleGas Generator
Configuration
Chamber1
Performance
Thrust (SL)134908 lbf (600.1 kN)
Isp (SL)247 seconds (2.42 km/s)
Used in
PGM-19 Jupiter, PGM-17 Thor

The Rocketdyne S-3D is an American liquid rocket engine produced by Rocketdyne between 1956 and 1961 for use on the PGM-19 Jupiter and PGM-17 Thor missiles, and the Juno II rocket.[1][2] Its design was used later as the basis for the H-1 rocket engine of the Saturn I, and the Rolls-Royce RZ.2 of the Blue Streak.

It belongs to the LR79 engine family.[3]

References

  1. ^ "S-3D". Encyclopedia Astronautica.
  2. ^ "Jupiter". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Archived from the original on 2011-10-10.
  3. ^ http://www.astronautix.com/l/lr79.html