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Designer: Kuznetsov. Developed in: 1972. Used on stages: UR-700M-3. Used on launch vehicles: UR-700M. Propellants: Lox/LH2 Thrust(vac): 200,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 1,960.00 kN. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Design 1972. References: 443 . Comments: The NK-15VM was a derivative of the NK-15 with kerosene replaced by hydrogen. The engine was canceled before hot-tests. The design was updated and proposed for the UR-700M Mars booster in 1972, but this was not approved either.
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