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Manufacturer Name: MA-2. Government Designation: XLR-89-5. Designer: Rocketdyne. Developed in: 1958. Application: Atlas D. Used on stages: Atlas MA-2. Used on launch vehicles: Atlas Able, Atlas B, Atlas C, Atlas D, Atlas LV-3A / Agena A, Atlas LV-3B / Mercury. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 77,367 kgf. Thrust(vac): 758.70 kN. Isp: 282 sec. Isp (sea level): 248 sec. Burn time: 135 sec. Mass Engine: 643 kg. Diameter: 2.5 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 40.00 bar. Area Ratio: 8.00. Thrust to Weight Ratio: 120.32. Country: USA. Status: Out of Production. First Flight: 1958. Last Flight: 1967. Flown: 198. Comments: Designed for booster applications. Gas generator, pump-fed. Shared turbopumps for booster engines.
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