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Glushko H2O2/CxHy rocket engine. Developed 1965-75. First flight 1975.

Status: Developed 1965-75.
First Launch: 1965-75.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Glushko Russian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Glushko Design Bureau, Russia. More...

Associated Propellants
  • H2O2/CxHy Hydrogen peroxide is used as both an oxidiser and a monopropellant. Relatively high density and non-toxic, it was abandoned after early use in British rockets, but recently revived as a propellant for the Black Horse spaceplane. Term for generic hydrocarbon fuels. More...

  • Russian Space Industry, Federation of American Scentists Web Pages, 1998 via Dietrich Haeseler. Web Address when accessed: here.

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