Aestus

Launch Vehicle Engine by Arianespace (4 more products)

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The Aestus from Arianespace is a Launch Vehicle Engine with Engine Mass 111 Kg (Thrust Chamber Mass), Height 2.2 m, Nozzle Outlet Diameter 1.31 m, Propellant Flow Rate 9.3 Kg/sec, Specific Impulse 324 sec. More details for Aestus can be seen below.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    Aestus
  • Manufacturer
    Arianespace
  • Description
    The Aestus engine powers the Ariane 5 ES version bipropellant upper stage for insertion of payloads into LEO, SSO and GTO

General Parameters

  • Engine Mass
    111 Kg (Thrust Chamber Mass)
  • Height
    2.2 m
  • Nozzle Outlet Diameter
    1.31 m
  • Propellant
    N2O4, MMH
  • Propellant Flow Rate
    9.3 Kg/sec
  • Space Heritage
    Yes
  • Specific Impulse
    324 sec
  • Vacuum Thrust
    29.6 kN

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