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Government Designation: 17D15. Designer: Korolev. Developed in: 1976-88. Application: Buran OMS large verniers. Used on spacecraft: Buran. Propellants: GOX/Sintin Thrust(vac): 408 kgf. Thrust(vac): 4.00 kN. Isp: 295 sec. Burn time: 10,800 sec. Chambers: 1. Area Ratio: 50.00. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. References: 95 , 315 . Comments: Large verniers for Buran orbital propulsion system 17D11. Uses synthetic kerosene ('Sintin') for high specific impulse. Oxygen is gaseous in system. Pulse mode up to 8 Hz with 180 s spec. impulse. Area ratio 19.8 - 50.
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