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RD-270M
Part of RD-270 Family
Glushko exotic N2O4/Pentaborane rocket engine. In 1962-1970 Glushko studied use of Pentaborane 'zip' propellants in his monster RD-270 engine. Created immense toxicity problems but increased specific impulse of the engine by 42 seconds.

AKA: 8D420M. Status: Study 1962-1970. Date: 1962-70. Thrust: 7,159.00 kN (1,609,407 lbf). Specific impulse: 365 s. Specific impulse sea level: 340 s.



Family: Exotic. Country: Russia. Propellants: N2O4/Pentaborane. Agency: Glushko bureau.

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