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Low Cost Cargo Vehicle
Part of Shuttle Family
American orbital launch vehicle. This variant of the Shuttle C was envisioned for delivery of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen to orbit.

Status: Design 1990.

It would have no payload module, just a thrust structure for two SSME's. 74,000 kg of unused propellant within the external tank could be delivered to orbit for transfer to space station propellant farms or interlunar/interplanetary spacecraft.

Family: orbital launch vehicle, Winged. Country: USA. Agency: NASA.



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