thrust level

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The maximum thrust power of a rocket. A space shuttle's two solid rocket boosters each have a thrust level of about 1 497 tonnes. NASA's three-stage Delta rocket, by contrast, has a thrust level of 78 tonnes for the first stage, 3.43 tonnes for the second, and 1.25 tonnes for the third.

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