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Nova Model R10E/R10R
Nova Model R10E/R10R - Nova Martin Marietta Model R10E-2 / R10R-2

Credit: © Mark Wade. 1,605 bytes. 143 x 332 pixels.

Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study 1963.

Expendable version of most exotic Martin Nova vairant; single stage to orbit, 30 cd module air augmented engines in annular shroud. Operational date would have been October 1980.


LEO Payload: 596,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 14,331,000 kgf. Total Mass: 9,189,200 kg. Core Diameter: 21.3 m. Total Length: 59.0 m.


Nova Martin MariettaNova Martin Marietta - Cutaway view of Martin Marrietta air-breathing single stage to orbit Nova R10R-2 concept

Credit: Lockheed Martin. 18,220 bytes. 357 x 381 pixels.

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