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Manufacturer Name: NK-9. Designer: Kuznetsov. Developed in: 1959-65. Application: R-9, GR-1 stage 1. Used on stages: GR-1 Stage 1, Superraket Block A. Used on launch vehicles: GR-1, Superraket. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 45,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 441.30 kN. Isp: 327 sec. Isp (sea level): 280 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1965. References: 283 , 306 , 319 . Comments: Developed for 1st Stage of the R-9 ICBM, reached phase of stand testing, but then RD-111 selected. Later planned for 1st Stage of GR-1, but that rocket was abandoned. OKB Kuznetsov.
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