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Gross Mass: 99,318 kg. Empty Mass: 99,117 kg. Thrust (vac): 696,905 kgf. Isp: 455 sec. Burn time: 480 sec. Propellants: Lox/LH2 Isp(sl): 363 sec. Diameter: 4.9 m. Span: 23.8 m. Length: 37.2 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 3. SSME Status: Hardware. Other designations: Shuttle; STS (Space Transportation System).
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