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Used on stages: Nova GD-H-0. Used on launch vehicles: Nova GD-H. Propellants: Lox/LH2 Thrust(vac): 2,789,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 27,350.00 kN. Isp: 410 sec. Isp (sea level): 350 sec. Burn time: 190 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Study General Dynamics 1963. Comments: Engines for recoverable booster engine package 'half stage' of a 1 1/2 stage arrangement. Separation at 2,980 m/s at 87,800 m altitude; splashdown under 4 46 m diameter parachutes 1,000 km downrange.
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