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Designer: Korolev. Application: nuclear ICBM. Used on stages: N1 Nuclear V-Bioshield. Used on launch vehicles: N1 Nuclear V-B. Propellants: Nuclear/LH2 Thrust(vac): 40,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 392.00 kN. Isp: 900 sec. Burn time: 700 sec. Mass Engine: 25,000 kg. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Study 1963. References: 283 . Comments: Design considered in N1 nuclear upper stage studies. This version had 7,000 kg bioshield for manned missions. Outgrowth of work done by Bondaryuk and Glushko on YaRD engines for nuclear ICBM's, but using liquid hydrogen as propellant.
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