Kosberg Lox/LCH4 rocket engine. Developed 1990s.
Status: Developed 1990s.
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First Launch: 1990s.
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Kosberg Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Kosberg Design Bureau, Russia. More...
Lox/LCH4 Liquid oxygen was the earliest, cheapest, safest, and eventually the preferred oxidiser for large space launchers. Its main drawback is that it is moderately cryogenic, and therefore not suitable for military uses where storage of the fuelled missile and quick launch are required. Liquid methane has been proposed as a propellant by the Russians. More...
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