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astronautix.com Nova DAC ISI


Family: Nova. Country: USA. Status: Study 1963.

Douglas/Bono design for Nova using LH2/Lox in both stages. Improved Specific Impulse chemical stage uses many engines feeding into single large nozzle.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 454,500 kg. to: 325 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 6,539,890 kgf. Total Mass: 5,325,400 kg. Core Diameter: 21.3 m. Total Length: 73.0 m.



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