Korolev GOX/Sintin rocket engine. 4 kN. Buran OMS large verniers. Out of Production. Isp=295s. Large verniers for Buran orbital propulsion system 17D11. Uses synthetic kerosene ('Sintin') for high specific impulse. Oxygen is gaseous in system.
Pulse mode up to 8 Hz with 180 s spec. impulse. Area ratio 19.8 - 50.
Application: Buran OMS large verniers..
Area Ratio: 50.
Status: Out of Production.
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Thrust: 4.00 kN (899 lbf).
Specific impulse: 295 s.
Burn time: 10,800 s.
First Launch: 1976-88.
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Korolev Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Korolev Design Bureau, Kaliningrad, Russia. More...
GOX/Sintin Gaseous oxygen is used as an oxidiser in Russian thrusters for orbital maneuvering and orientation. It is a by-product of liquid oxygen, used in the main engine, and slowly boiling off over time. More...
Burya article, Lavochkin web site.
Haeseler, Dietrich, Information from NPO Energia museum exhibit, Nov. 1992 via Dietrich Haeseler.
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