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N-IF Variants
N-IF Variants - N-IF Versions, from left: N1-L3; N-IF; N-IUV-III; N-IFV-III; N-IFV-III,II

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Family: N. Country: Russia. Status: Study 1965.

The N-IF would be the first follow-on version with increased performance. The first stage engines would be increased in thrust from an average of 150 tonnes to 175 tonnes, and those in the second stage from 150 tonnes to 200 tonnes. The second and third stages would be substantially enlarged.


LEO Payload: 100,000 kg. to: 220 km Orbit. at: 51.6 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 5,250,000 kgf. Total Mass: 2,950,000 kg. Core Diameter: 17.0 m. Total Length: 110.0 m.


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