This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at RD-103M

Manufacturer Name: RD-103M. Government Designation: 8D52M. Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1950-55. Application: R-5M 8K51. Used on stages: R-5. Used on launch vehicles: R-5. Propellants: Lox/Alcohol Thrust(vac): 51,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 500.10 kN. Isp: 248 sec. Isp (sea level): 220 sec. Burn time: 120 sec. Mass Engine: 867 kg. Diameter: 1.6 m. Length: 3.2 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 23.90 bar. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 1.44. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. References: 225 , 320 .
Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Definitions of Technical Terms.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .