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Nova Model 24G
Nova Model 24G - Nova Martin Marietta Model 24G

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

Nova design using new high pressure LH2/Lox engines; 18 in the first stage in a plug nozzle arrangement, 2 in the second. Operational date would have been December 1974.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 447,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 8,163,210 kgf. Total Mass: 6,619,400 kg. Core Diameter: 21.6 m. Total Length: 94.0 m.



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Nova 24G, 34, and 33Nova 24G, 34, and 33 - Nova Martin Marietta designs 24G, 34, and 33

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