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astronautix.com Shuttle Orbiter OMS


Gross Mass: 25,200 kg. Empty Mass: 3,600 kg. Thrust (vac): 5,443 kgf. Isp: 316 sec. Burn time: 1,250 sec. Propellants: N2O4/MMH Isp(sl): 0 sec. Diameter: 4.9 m. Span: 23.8 m. Length: 37.2 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 2. OME Status: Hardware. Other designations: Orbital Maneuvering System Pods. Comments: Two pods, mounted each side of vertical stabilizer, provide propulsion for orbit insertion, maneuver, and de-orbit.
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