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LR87-11 AJ23-138


Aerojet N2O4/Aerozine-50 rocket engine. Launch thrust 1008.31 kN. Version of LR-87-11 tuned for launch pad ignition when used on Titan 3B. First flight 1966.

Thrust (sl): 1,008.310 kN (226,677 lbf). Thrust (sl): 102,820 kgf.

AKA: LR87-11.
Thrust: 1,008.31 kN (226,677 lbf).
First Launch: 1968.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Titan 3B American orbital launch vehicle. Titan core with Agena upper stage. Found to be more cost effective and higher performance than using Transtage. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Aerojet American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Aerojet, Sacramento, CA, USA. More...

Associated Propellants
  • N2O4/Aerozine-50 Nitrogen tetroxide became the storable liquid propellant of choice from the late 1950's. Aerozine was a 50-50 mixture of hydrazine and UDMH developed for use in the Titan 2 missile. Copied in one Russian missile but otherwise straight UDMH used more commonly. Higher boiling point than UDMH. More...

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