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Family: N. Country: Russia. Status: Study 1962. Article Number: 11A53.

It was originally planned the N1 would form the basis of a family of launch vehicles that could replace existing ICBM-derived boosters. The N11 would use the second, third, and fourth stages of the N1. This would give it a lift-off mass of 700 tonnes and a 20 tonne payload into low earth orbit. It could replace Chelomei's Proton launch vehicle in the medium-lift role.


LEO Payload: 20,000 kg. to: 300 km Orbit. at: 51.6 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 1,082,000 kgf. Total Mass: 700,000 kg. Core Diameter: 9.8 m. Total Length: 40.0 m.


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