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Manufacturer Name: RD-215. Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1958-60. Application: R-14, Kosmos 11K63 stage 1. Used on stages: Kosmos A-1. Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH Thrust(vac): 88,100 kgf. Thrust(vac): 864.00 kN. Isp: 291 sec. Isp (sea level): 248 sec. Burn time: 146 sec. Mass Engine: 675 kg. Chambers: 2. Chamber Pressure: 73.60 bar. Area Ratio: 18.80. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 2.50. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1966. References: 320 . Comments: Original intended use unknown. Two RD-215 clustered to make RD-216.
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