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Family: VTOVL. Country: USA. Status: Study 1993. Other Designations: Douglas Clipper.
Verical Takeoff Vertical Landing.
Liftoff Thrust: 543,530 kgf. Total Mass: 470,000 kg. Core Diameter: 9.2 m. Total Length: 46.0 m. Launch Price $: 350.00 million. in 1991 price dollars. Cost comments: Launch price is alleged price for reusable production vehicle.
- Stage Number: 1. 1 x DC-I Gross Mass: 470,000 kg. Empty Mass: 36,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 700,000 kgf. Isp: 425 sec. Burn time: 260 sec. Isp(sl): 330 sec. Diameter: 9.2 m. Span: 9.2 m. Length: 38.7 m. Propellants: Lox/LH2 No Engines: 1. Plug-Nozzle J-2
- 282 - Aviation Week and Space Technology, "Single Stage to Orbit", 1991-08-26, page 15..
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