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Gross Mass: 2,057,400 kg. Empty Mass: 205,400 kg. Thrust (vac): 2,911,600 kgf. Isp: 267 sec. Burn time: 167 sec. Propellants: N2O4/UDMH Isp(sl): 245 sec. Diameter: 10.1 m. Span: 10.1 m. Length: 33.6 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 1. PF N204/UDMH-2912k Status: Study 1969. Comments: NASA, Saturn Alternative Booster Studies, 1969 (trade study of 120, 156, 260 inch solid, and Storable liquid boosters for S-IVB. Reached opposite conclusion from Boeing study, that Pressure Fed Liquid Booster would be 6.5% more expensive than solid). Pre.
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