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Gross Mass: 1,150,000 kg. Empty Mass: 100,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 3,432,000 kgf. Isp: 310 sec. Burn time: 90 sec. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Isp(sl): 270 sec. Diameter: 9.0 m. Span: 15.0 m. Length: 27.0 m. Country: Russia. No Engines: 66. NK-9 Status: Study 1959. Comments: Ancestor of N1 Block A; conical liquid oxygen/kerosene stage using massive cluster of Kuznetsov engines. Gross mass estimated based on 2,000 tonne total vehicle weight; empty mass estimated.
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