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Rita C
Rita C - Rita C Nuclear Launch Vehicle

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

Nuclear single-stage-to-orbit booster.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 454,500 kg. to: 325 km Orbit. at: 0.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 6,074,691 kgf. Total Mass: 4,399,000 kg. Core Diameter: 21.3 m. Total Length: 60.0 m.



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