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Used on stages: Black Horse. Used on launch vehicles: Black Horse. Propellants: H2O2/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 6,456 kgf. Thrust(vac): 63.00 kN. Isp: 335 sec. Burn time: 560 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Study, USAF, 1993.
Selected propellants for Black Horse winged, single stage to orbit launch vehicle using aerial refueling and lower performance, non-cryogenic propellants. Takes off from runway at 48,452 lbs gross weight; rendezvous with tanker to load 146,870 lbs oxidizer; then flies to orbit.
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