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Gross Mass: 816,000 kg. Empty Mass: 102,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 1,134,000 kgf. Isp: 285 sec. Burn time: 175 sec. Propellants: Solid Diameter: 5.2 m. Span: 5.2 m. Length: 35.1 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 1. 200 inch solid, segment x 4 Status: Study, NASA, 1960. Comments: 4 used as first stage of solid Nova design. Extended high-expansion nozzles. Masses estimated based on total vehicle thrust, performance, and stage volumes. .
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