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Family: Nerva. Country: USA. Status: Study 1991.

Version of 1960's nuclear fission engine proposed in 1990's.


Liftoff Thrust: 1,396,380 kgf. Total Mass: 872,878 kg. Core Diameter: 10.0 m. Total Length: 57.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 266.66 million. in 1985 unit dollars.

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