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Used on stages: Nova GD-F-1. Used on launch vehicles: Nova GD-F. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 3,773,750 kgf. Thrust(vac): 37,007.00 kN. Isp: 335 sec. Isp (sea level): 310 sec. Burn time: 203 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Study General Dynamics 1963. Comments: Engines used in recoverable stage; separation at 3,365 m/s at 89,300 m altitude; splashdown using retrorockets under 8 46 m diameter parachutes 1300 km downrange.
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