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Vulkan LV - Vulkan Launch Vehicle

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Family: Energia. Country: Russia. Status: Cancelled 1976.

Original version of Energia with in-line upper stages and payloads. Developed 1974-1976; cancelled when Energia / Buran development begun. Yangel-buillt strap-ons ultimately derived from R-56 of 1961.


Liftoff Thrust: 5,030,170 kgf. Total Mass: 3,072,000 kg. Core Diameter: 7.8 m. Total Length: 82.0 m.


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