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|Nova Model T10RR-2 - Nova Martin Marietta Model T10RR-2|
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Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study 1963.
Two stage Nova using CD modules; reusable first stage with 24 modules exhausting to a zero length plug nozzle; reusable second stage with a toroidal plug nozzle engine. Operational date would have been December 1976.
LEO Payload: 479,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 16,061,210 kgf. Total Mass: 11,704,800 kg. Core Diameter: 21.3 m. Total Length: 81.0 m.
- Stage Number: 1. 1 x Nova MM T10RR-2-1 Gross Mass: 9,089,000 kg. Empty Mass: 680,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 18,017,000 kgf. Isp: 304 sec. Burn time: 139 sec. Isp(sl): 271 sec. Diameter: 21.3 m. Span: 30.1 m. Length: 43.5 m. Propellants: Lox/LH2 No Engines: 24. CD Module
- Stage Number: 2. 1 x Nova MM T10RR-2-2 Gross Mass: 2,041,000 kg. Empty Mass: 181,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 2,041,000 kgf. Isp: 455 sec. Burn time: 408 sec. Diameter: 21.3 m. Span: 21.3 m. Length: 24.4 m. Propellants: Lox/LH2 No Engines: 1. Toroid FD
- 217 - Scala, Keith J, and Swanson, Glen E, Quest, "They Might Be Giants Part 2", Spring, 1993.
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