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Oreol Variant 6
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Family: Winged. Country: Russia. Status: Study 1997.

Fully reusable vertical takeoff / horizontal landing single stage to orbit launch vehicle. The preferred long-term alternative of the Russian Orel launch vehicle study of the 1990's.


LEO Payload: 10,000 kg. to: 200 km Orbit. at: 51.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 1,200,000 kgf. Total Mass: 930,000 kg. Core Diameter: 32.0 m. Total Length: 58.0 m.

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