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N1 1962 - A
Part of N1 Block A Family

NK-15 / 11D51

NK-15 / 11D51
NK-15 / 11D51 rocket engine for first stage of N1
Credit: © Mark Wade

LOx/Kerosene propellant rocket stage. Earlier design for the Block A. Includes 14,000 kg for Stage 1-2 interstage and payload fairing. Compared to total fuelled mass excludes 15,000 kg propellant expended in thrust build-up and boil-off prior to liftoff. Values as in draft project as defended on 2-16 July 1962.

Status: Study 1963. Thrust: 39,420.00 kN (8,861,960 lbf). Gross mass: 1,384,000 kg (3,051,000 lb). Unfuelled mass: 117,000 kg (257,000 lb). Specific impulse: 331 s. Specific impulse sea level: 296 s. Burn time: 103 s. Height: 30.00 m (98.00 ft). Diameter: 10.00 m (32.00 ft). Span: 17.00 m (55.00 ft).

No Engines: 24.



Country: Russia. Engines: NK-15. Launch Vehicles: N1 Nuclear A, N1 Nuclear V-B, N1 Nuclear AF, N1 Nuclear V, N1 1962. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene.
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NK-15 / 11D51 rocket engine for first stage of N1
Credit: © Mark Wade



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