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Family: N. Country: Russia. Status: Study 1963. Article Number: 11A53.

A military variant of the N-11 which would use a powerful third stage, probably derived from the first stage of the 8K713 GR-1, to put up to 24 tonnes in low earth orbit. This was a competitor with Chelomei's UR-500K, which was selected instead for the heavy military payload mission.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 24,000 kg. to: 300 km Orbit. at: 51.6 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 1,082,000 kgf. Total Mass: 770,000 kg. Core Diameter: 9.8 m. Total Length: 60.0 m.



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