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Manufacturer Name: NK-15V. Government Designation: 11D52V. Designer: Kuznetsov. Developed in: 1962-72. Application: N-1 stage 2 (block B). Used on stages: N-11 Block A, N1 1962 - B, N1 1964 - B, N1 Block B, N1U 1965 - B. Used on launch vehicles: N-11 1963, N-11GR, N-IU, N-IUV-III, N1, N1 1962, N1 1964, N11. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 168,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 1,648.00 kN. Isp: 325 sec. Mass Engine: 1,345 kg. Diameter: 2.0 m. Length: 2.3 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 78.50 bar. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 2.52. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1969. Last Flight: 1972. Flown: 32. References: 341 . Comments: On the basis of the NK-9 the NK-15V was developed for the N-1 launcher. 8 NK-15V engines, featuring high-expansion nozzles, were used on the Block B (stage 2).
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