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Nova NASA 7 Solid Mo
Nova NASA 7 Solid Mo - Nova NASA 7 Solid Motors

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

Cluster of 7 160 inch solid motors used as first stage; upper stages as Nova 4S 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: 8,906,450 kgf. Total Mass: 7,492,760 kg. Core Diameter: 11.6 m. Total Length: 123.0 m.


Nova 7S Chronology


1961 Dec 21 -
1962 Feb 27 -
1962 Jul 30 -

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