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Gross Mass: 100,000 kg. Empty Mass: 29,500 kg. Thrust (vac): 100,000 kgf. Isp: 285 sec. Burn time: 180 sec. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Isp(sl): 252 sec. Diameter: 3.6 m. Span: 15.0 m. Length: 28.0 m. Country: USSR. No Engines: 1. RKDS-100 Status: Design 1946. Comments: Boosted to launch speed of 500 m/s by rocket sled. Boost phase assisted with two ramjets which increases effective specific impulse to over 500 seconds.
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