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Nova NASA 4 Solids
Nova NASA 4 Solids - Nova NASA 4 Solid Motors

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Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study NASA, 1960.

Cluster of 4 240 inch solid motors used as first stage; upper stages as Nova 7S and 8L.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 197,300 kg. to: 160 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Payload: 75,300 kg. to a: translunar trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 9,027,710 kgf. Total Mass: 7,675,760 kg. Core Diameter: 11.6 m. Total Length: 120.0 m.


Nova 4S Chronology


1961 May 2 -
1961 May 25 -
1961 Jun 22 -

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