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LR87-9


Aerojet N2O4/Aerozine-50 rocket engine. Launch thrust 956.1 kN. Variant of LR-87 used on early versions of Titan III B,C First flight 1966.

Thrust (sl): 956.100 kN (214,940 lbf). Thrust (sl): 97,500 kgf.

Thrust: 956.10 kN (214,940 lbf).
First Launch: 1970.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Titan 3C American orbital launch vehicle. Titan 3A with five segment solid motors. Man-rated design originally developed for Dynasoar spaceplane. More...
  • 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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