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N1-L3 - 1964
N1-L3 - 1964 - N1-L3 as per advanced project, 1964

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Family: N. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Library of Congress Designation: G-1. Department of Defence Designation: SL-15. Article Number: 11A52. Manufacturer's Designation: N-1.

The N1 launch vehicle for the N1-L3 lunar landing mission as described in the draft project of 1964. The actual N1 that flew in 1969 to 1972 had lighter first and third stages, but never demonstrated a full fuel load using superchilled propellants as planned in the draft project..


LEO Payload: 95,000 kg. to: 225 km Orbit. at: 51.6 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 4,500,000 kgf. Total Mass: 2,750,000 kg. Core Diameter: 17.0 m. Total Length: 105.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 604.00 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


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