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Gross Mass: 12,500 kg.
Empty Mass: 2,700 kg. Thrust (vac): 2,800 kgf. Isp: 324 sec. Burn time: 1,100 sec. Propellants: N2O4/MMH Diameter: 4.0 m. Span: 5.5 m. Length: 3.4 m. Country: Germany. No Engines: 1. Aestus Status: Hardware. Other designations: L-9. Comments: Chamber pressure 10 bar; expansion ratio 83.0; propellant mix ratio 2.05. Empty mass without VEB payload fairing support ring and avionics is 1200 kg.
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