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Nova D
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Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study General Dynamics 1960.

Vehicle using Nova B as first two stages, nuclear spacecraft with jettisonable tanks as upper stage.


LEO Payload: 112,000 kg. to: 556 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Payload: 65,000 kg. to a: escape trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 4,081,350 kgf. Total Mass: 2,839,400 kg. Core Diameter: 12.2 m. Total Length: 106.0 m.


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