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astronautix.com Athena-3


Family: Miscellany. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: LMLV 3. Manufacturer's Designation: LLV 3.

Planned but never flown heavier-lift version of Athena. Formerly LMLV 3 (Lockheed-Martin Launch Vehicle); LLV 3 (Lockheed Launch Vehicle) - privately funded satellite launch vehicle.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 3,655 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.5 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 218,000 kgf. Total Mass: 146,800 kg. Core Diameter: 2.4 m. Total Length: 28.2 m. Launch Price $: 27.00 million. in 1994 price dollars.



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