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Used on stages: Nova GD-J-1. Used on launch vehicles: Nova GD-J. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 3,162,250 kgf. Thrust(vac): 31,010.00 kN. Isp: 330 sec. Isp (sea level): 310 sec. Burn time: 203 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: USA. Status: Study General Dynamics 1963. Comments: Engines used in recoverable stage of ballistic shape; separation at 3,420 m/s at 93,900 m altitude; splashdown using retrorockets under 7 parachutes 1340 km downrange.
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