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Manufacturer Name: RD-0411. Designer: Kosberg. Developed in: 1965-94. Application: Full-size nuclear thermal engine. Propellants: Nuclear/LH2 Thrust(vac): 40,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 392.00 kN. Isp: 900 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Design concept 1965-94. References: 95 , 307 . Comments: Planned full-size nuclear thermal engine for Mars expeditions. Never progressed beyond study stage.
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