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## Specific impulse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Specific impulse (usually abbreviated I sp) is a measure of the efficiency of rocket and jet engines. By definition, it is the impulse delivered per unit of ...

## Specific Impulse - NASA

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Thrust is the force which moves a rocket through the air. Thrust is generated by the rocket engine through the reaction of accelerating a mass of gas.

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The specific impulse (commonly abbreviated I sp) of a propulsion system is the impulse (change in momentum) per unit of propellant. Depending on whether the amount of ...

## What is specific impulse? - Northwestern University

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What is specific impulse? Specific impulse is the change in momentum per unit mass for rocket fuels, or rather how much more push accumulates as you use that fuel.

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Had hydrogen been used instead of helium, the company said the specific impulse achieved would have been above the 600s threshold required for single-stage-to-orbit ...

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the specific impulse that a given combination of propellants would produce in an ideal rocket engine providing complete combustion, no friction losses, and no lateral ...

## Specific impulse - Kerbal Space Program Wiki

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The specific impulse defines the efficiency of an engine. It is linked to the thrust and fuel consumption. The unit is either meters per second or only seconds.

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Specific impulse (often shortened to I sp) is a way to describe how well a rocket performs. It is also used to describe how well a jet engine performs.

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specific impulse [spə′sif·ik ′im‚pəls] (aerospace engineering) A performance parameter of a rocket propellant, expressed in seconds, equal to the thrust in ...