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N-IMV-II-III
Part of N1 Family
N-IMV-II,III
N-IMV-II,III
Russian heavy-lift orbital launch vehicle. N-IMV-II, III was the ultimate conventionally-powered N1 ever considered. It paired the monster N-1M first stage with new cryogenic second and third stages. Both liftoff thrust and payload of this vehicle would have been double that of the American Saturn V.

Status: Study 1965. Payload: 230,000 kg (500,000 lb). Thrust: 74,000.00 kN (16,635,000 lbf). Gross mass: 5,200,000 kg (11,400,000 lb). Height: 165.00 m (541.00 ft). Diameter: 17.00 m (55.00 ft). Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

LEO Payload: 230,000 kg (500,000 lb) to a 220 km orbit at 51.60 degrees.

Family: heavy-lift, orbital launch vehicle. Country: Russia. Engines: RD-57, 11D51M, NK-15VM. Stages: N1 Block V-II, N1 Block V-III, N1M 1965 - A. Agency: Korolev bureau.



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