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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
Like the 24-77, LV-1, and LV-1R, the 48-7S is intended to propel probes and small crewed craft, using light weight command pods and small fuel tanks large amounts of delta v can be achieved with little mass. Due to its relatively high Isp and thrust to weight ratio, the 48-7S is remarkably capable in ascent, transfer, and lander roles. It also has thrust vectoring, unlike its radially attached counterpart,the Rockomax 24-77, allowing for greater control.  
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Like the 24-77, LV-1, and LV-1R, the 48-7S is intended to propel probes and small crewed craft, using light weight command pods and small fuel tanks large amounts of delta v can be achieved with little mass. Due to its relatively high Isp and thrust to weight ratio, the 48-7S is remarkably capable in ascent, transfer, and lander roles. It also has thrust vectoring, unlike its radially attached counterpart, the Rockomax 24-77, allowing for greater control.  
  
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
{{Quote|A cousin of the 24-77, the 48-7S is a stack mounted probe engine that packs quite a punch.|{{Infobox/Part/Manufacturer|RMC}}}}
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{{Quote|A cousin of the 24-77, the 48-7S is a stack mounted probe engine that packs quite a punch.|{{Infobox/Part/Manufacturer|RMC}}, 0.21}}
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{{Quote|The 48-7S may be small, but it packs quite a punch for its size. This little engine is a testament to how larger does not always means more advanced, at least according to Rockomax's marketing department. The box it comes in is pretty cool, in any case.|{{Infobox/Part/Manufacturer|RMC}}, 0.22}
  
 
== Changes ==
 
== Changes ==
 
;{{Version|0.22|}}
 
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* Thrust increased from 20 to 30 kN.
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* Thrust increased from 20 to 30 kN, description changed.
 
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* Initial release
 
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[[Category:Liquid fuel engines]]

Revision as of 17:07, 18 July 2014

48-7S "Spark" Liquid Fuel Engine
Part image
Liquid fuel engine by
Rockomax Conglomerate
Radial size Tiny
Cost (total) 240.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.13 t
Drag 0.2
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Impact Tolerance 7 m/s
Research Propulsion systems.png Propulsion Systems
Unlock cost 2 800 Funds
Since version 0.21
Part configuration liquidEngine48-7S
Liquid fuel engine
Maximum thrust (1 atm) 16.56 kN
(vacuum) 20.00 kN
Isp (1 atm) 265 s
(vacuum) 320 s
Fuel consumption 1.27 Units of fuel/s


Thrust vectoring 3 °
Testing Environments
On the surface ✓ Yes
In the ocean ✓ Yes
On the launchpad ✓ Yes
In the atmosphere ✓ Yes
Sub orbital ✓ Yes
In an orbit ✓ Yes
On an escape ✓ Yes
Docked × No
Test by staging ✓ Yes
Manually testable ✓ Yes


Originally from the KSPX parts mod, the Rockomax 48-7S is the non radial version of the Rockomax 24-77.

Usage

Like the 24-77, LV-1, and LV-1R, the 48-7S is intended to propel probes and small crewed craft, using light weight command pods and small fuel tanks large amounts of delta v can be achieved with little mass. Due to its relatively high Isp and thrust to weight ratio, the 48-7S is remarkably capable in ascent, transfer, and lander roles. It also has thrust vectoring, unlike its radially attached counterpart, the Rockomax 24-77, allowing for greater control.

Description

A cousin of the 24-77, the 48-7S is a stack mounted probe engine that packs quite a punch.

Rockomax Conglomerate, 0.21

{{Quote|The 48-7S may be small, but it packs quite a punch for its size. This little engine is a testament to how larger does not always means more advanced, at least according to Rockomax's marketing department. The box it comes in is pretty cool, in any case.|Rockomax Conglomerate, 0.22}

Changes

0.22
  • Thrust increased from 20 to 30 kN, description changed.
0.21
  • Initial release