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astronautix.com Angara Stage 2


Gross Mass: 75,000 kg. Empty Mass: 9,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 200,000 kgf. Isp: 455 sec. Burn time: 225 sec. Propellants: Lox/LH2 Isp(sl): 352 sec. Diameter: 3.9 m. Span: 12.0 m. Length: 16.0 m. Country: Russia. No Engines: 1. RD-0120M Status: Development.

Unique configuration with oxidizer in core and fuel in two tanks strapped on in parallel - all of rail-transportable 3.9 m diameter. Buildt by NPO Energia to Khrunichev design (their own design for Angara and Energia-M were rejected in favor of Khrunichev version). Masses estimated based on engine selected and vehicle performance. Assumed that engine is throttled back to maintain constant 3-G acceleration.


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