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Manufacturer Name: RD-0215. Designer: Kosberg. Developed in: 1962-65. Application: Planned heavy launcher (UR-700 ?) stage 1. Used on stages: UR-100 Stage 1. Used on launch vehicles: UR-100. Propellants: N2O4/UDMH Thrust(vac): 250,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 2,450.00 kN. Isp: 310 sec. Isp (sea level): 280 sec. Burn time: 102 sec. Diameter: 2.0 m. Chambers: ?. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1962-65. First Flight: 1966. References: 309 . Comments: Engine unit (DU) consisting of 1 RD-0217 for tank pressurization and three RD-0216. Intended for stage 1 of heavy launcher by Chelomei. Development stopped, hardware not hot-tested. Staged combustion cycle with ox.-rich gas generator.
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