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Credit: Boeing / Rocketdyne
Rocketdyne N2O4/Aerozine-50 rocket engine. Launch thrust 222.31 kN. Aspen Booster. Pressure-fed. Thrust from 12,000 lb to 50,000 lb at sea level.

Thrust (sl): 222.310 kN (49,977 lbf). Thrust (sl): 22,670 kgf.

Thrust: 222.31 kN (49,977 lbf).
Specific impulse: 234 s.
Specific impulse sea level: 234 s.
First Launch: 1959.

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  • 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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