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Nova NASA 4 F-1
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Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study NASA 1959.

Earliest Nova design, using only 4 F-1's, capability less than later Saturn designs.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 68,000 kg. to: 160 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Payload: 24,000 kg. to a: translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 3,437,700 kgf. Total Mass: 3,084,600 kg. Core Diameter: 15.5 m. Total Length: 78.0 m.


Nova 4L Chronology


1959 Jan 19 -
1959 Jan 27 -
1959 Feb 15 -
- 1959 May 25-26 -

Nova Concepts - NASANova Concepts - NASA

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1959 Dec 9 -
1960 Jul 5 -
1961 Jan 9 -
1961 Feb 7 -

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