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Gross Mass: 87,200 kg. Empty Mass: 5,300 kg. Thrust (vac): 177,433 kgf. Isp: 292 sec. Burn time: 130 sec. Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH Isp(sl): 248 sec. Diameter: 2.4 m. Span: 4.4 m. Length: 22.4 m. Country: Ukraine. No Engines: 1. RD-216 Status: Hardware. Other designations: Skean; SS-5; R-14; 8K65; 65; 11K65. Comments: Launch count 411 orbital and ca. 300 suborbital to end 1994. Failures based on proration of failures to orbit.
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