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Manufacturer Name: RD-169. Designer: Glushko. Application: Riksha-0 stage 1. Propellants: Lox/LCH4 Thrust(vac): 17,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 167.00 kN. Isp: 351 sec. Isp (sea level): 309 sec. Mass Engine: 215 kg. Diameter: 0.5 m. Length: 1.7 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 147.00 bar. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 3.40. Country: Russia. Status: Design concept 1990's. References: 325 . Comments: LOX/Methane engine derived from RD-120. Gimbaling +/- 8 degree in two planes. Status 1996 was project, development estimated for four years. Nozzle expansion ratio is 150/0.51=294.
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