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Nova Model S10E-1
Nova Model S10E-1 - Nova Martin Marietta Model S10E-1

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

Expendable single stage to orbit Nova using cylindrical shape, 24 CD module engines in zero-length plug nozzle. Operational date would have been October 1977.


LEO Payload: 588,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 13,605,220 kgf. Total Mass: 11,022,600 kg. Core Diameter: 24.4 m. Total Length: 79.0 m.


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