Miscellaneous about space-rockets, missile-weapons and others


Eastern Europe


 United States of America


North Korea


 "Semyorka" launch history


U.S. space-rocket liquid propellant engines


The North-Korean/Iranian Nodong-Shahab missile family


Russian space-rocket liquid propellant engines


Variants of the "stage and a half" drive system (MA) of the U.S. Atlas rocket


North Korea's Unha SLV second stage engines


Ukrainian space-rocket liquid propellant engines


SpaceX Merlin-1 rocket engine evolution


North Korea is developing a new large space launch vehicle (Unha-X)


Energomash RD-170 rocket engine family


Evolution of the U.S. Centaur upper stage


North Korea's RD-250 replica, the powerful "Pektusan" engine


Energomash RD-120 rocket engine family


Evolution of the cryogenic upper stage engine P&W RL-10


The North Korean HS-10 ("Musudan") missile is based on the Soviet R-27 SLBM


Kuznetsov NK rocket engine family


Propulsion and History of the U.S. Agena upper stage


North Korea's HS-12 ICBM


KB Isayev rocket engines


The unique Little Joe booster rockets


North Korea's HS-12 derivative, the HS-16


KB Isayev spacecraft-propulsion blocks (KTDU)


U.S. Pershing-I and Pershing-II missiles


North Korea's newest HS-14 ICBM


Evolution of PO Lavochkin's space tug "Fregat"


ATK Thiokol's solid fuel motors


North Korea's new hypersonic glider missile Hwasong-18


Evolution of the Semyorka second stage (Block-I)


ATK Thiokol's solid fuel STAR motors


Did North Korea really develop a true Hypersonic Glide Vehicle ?


Proton-M upper stage "Breeze" (Briz)


P&W's solid fuel motor ORBUS


North Korea's ultimate HS-15 ICBM


Evolution of operational Block-D


 Some U.S. VTVL demonstrators (Armadillo/Masten & Delta-Clipper DC-X)


North Korea's questionable HS-17 ICBM


Molniya launcher, Block-L upper stage


The Truax X-3 "Volksrocket"


North Korea's canceled HS-13 ICBM


Vostok launcher, Block-E upper stage




North Korea's Pukguksong-1 solid-fuel SLBM


BV "Volga" and relationships to other propulsion units



North Korea's Pukguksong-1mod solid-fuel SLBM


R-16 missile engine RD-217 and its derivative




North Korea's Pukguksong-2 solid-fuel GLBM


Soviet liquid-fuel missiles of  R & UR designation


Chinese DF-3 missile


North Korea's Pukguksong-3 solid-fuel SLBM


Important Soviet solid fuel missiles      + Ukrainian "Grom"


Chinese DF-5 missile


North Korea's Pukguksong-4 solid-fuel GLBM   --------> and PS-5


The first Soviet SAM-system V-300 (Berkut)


China's important solid-fuel Dongfeng (DF) missiles


North Korea's Pukguksong-6 solid-fuel GLBM


SAM-system S-75 missiles (Dvina, Desna, Volkhov, 5Ya23)


The striking similarity of some Chinese and Pakistani solid fuel missiles


North Korea's Pukguksong solid-fuel GLBM-1


Soviet Ramjet projects Burya and Buran


Chinese SpaB solid fuel aerospace motors


North Korea's Pukguksong  solid-fuel GLBM-2




China's Sace Tugs


North Korea's Pukguksong  solid-fuel GLBM-3




 History of China's YF-21/24 rocket engines


North Korea's Pukguksong solid-fuel MLRS


Western Europe


  China's next generation of rocket engines


North Korea's indigenous developmented solid-fuel rocket motor "PS110"


European space-rocket liquid propellant engines





German long-range rocket A-4 and their derivations





History of post-war rockets on base German "Wasserfall"


 South Korea


IR Iran


German OTRAG rocket  project


 What is the South Korean new missile


Iran's new space launch vehicle "Simorgh IRILV"


Early French EOLE, Veronique and Vesta rockets




The Simorgh Saman-1 kick-stage


VEGA's solid rocket motors




Iran's first space launch vehicle "Safir IRILV"


Italy's former SLBM "Alfa"




Insights into the origin and evolution of the Iranian Safir rocket


Poland's forgotten "Meteor" sounding rocket program


Iraqi homemade Al-Samoud SRM


Iran's Sejil missile




Iraqi homemade Al-Fat'h SRM


Iran's Seji-2 LRBM


India & Japan


Iraqi BADR-2000 missile project


Salman TVC solid-fuel rocket motor


Asian space-rocket liquid propellant engines


U.A.R. Egypt's former missile development program


Iran's mysterious missile "Khorramshahr"


India's liqid-propellant SRBM "Prithvi"


Lebanon's forgotten "Cedar" rocket program


Iran's Imam Khomeini Space Launch Center (IKSLC)


India's solid-fuel missile "Agni"




Iran's circular first launch site "Semnan"


India's VIKAS engines and its relationships


Crewed suborbital vehicles (Virgin Galactic & Blue Origin)


Iran's first space launch center near Sharoud for its" Ghaem" SLV project)


India's GSLV cryogenic upper stage (CUSP)




Iran's liquid fuel suborbital rocket "Kavoshgar-8"


India's VIKAS engines and its relationship


Soviet "Scud" missile family


Iran's future human space program


India's solid rocket motors for PSLV and GSLV


The Yemeni Burkan missile riddle


Iran's new "Soleimani" missile


 JAXA's SRB-A and SRB-3 solid fuel motors


Iranian and Yemeni cruise missiles





 Overview of Iskander-like SRBM's



Soviet R-27 SLBM and the reuse of its steering engines by North Korea and Iran