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F-1 engine
F-1 engine

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Manufacturer Name: F-1. Designer: Rocketdyne. Developed in: 1959. Application: . Used on stages: Jarvis-1, Nova 2 F-1 Module, Nova 59-4-1, Nova 59-4-2, Nova 60-8-1, Nova 9L-1, Nova 9L-2, Nova A-1, Nova B-1, Nova NASA-1, Nova NASA-2, Saturn IC, Saturn IC C-3B, Saturn IC C-4B, Saturn IC C-5A, Saturn IC-Flat Bulkhead, Saturn MLV 5-23L-0, Saturn MS-IC-1A. Used on launch vehicles: Jarvis, Nova 4L, Nova 8L, Nova 8L Mod, Nova 9L, Nova A, Nova B, Nova C, Nova D, Nova NASA, Saturn C-3, Saturn C-3B, Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-4, Saturn C-4B, Saturn C-5, Saturn C-5N, Saturn C-8, Saturn INT-20, Saturn INT-21, Saturn MLV-V-1A, Saturn MLV-V-4(S. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 789,324 kgf. Thrust(vac): 7,740.50 kN. Isp: 304 sec. Isp (sea level): 265 sec. Burn time: 161 sec. Mass Engine: 8,391 kg. Diameter: 3.7 m. Length: 5.6 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 70.00 bar. Area Ratio: 16.00. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 2.27. Thrust to Weight Ratio: 94.07. Country: USA. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1967. Last Flight: 1973. Flown: 65. References: 225 .


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Used in Saturn IC. The largest liquid engine rocket motor ever developed, it represented an incredible order-of-magnitude development from the 150,000 lb thrust class motor developed for Navaho, Jupiter, Thor, Atlas, Titan I, and Saturn I. Severe combustion stability problems were solved during development and it never failed in flight. Proposed for use on Nova NASA-1; Nova A-1; Nova NASA-2; Jarvis-1; Nova B-1; Nova 59-4-2; Saturn MLV 5-23L-0; Saturn S-IB-2; Nova 59-4-1; Nova 60-8-1; Saturn S-ID; Saturn S-IB-4. Saturn V S-1C Stage. Designed for booster applications. Gas generator, pump-fed.
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