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UR-700 / RD-350



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UR-700
Russian heavy-lift orbital launch vehicle. UR-700 with high energy upper stage consisting of 3 x RD-350 LF2/LH2 engines with a total thrust of 450 tonnes. Usable third stage propellant 350 tonnes, payload increased to 215 tonnes

LEO Payload: 215,000 kg (473,000 lb) to a 200 km orbit at 51.00 degrees.

Status: Design 1968.
Gross mass: 4,800,000 kg (10,500,000 lb).
Payload: 215,000 kg (473,000 lb).
Height: 76.00 m (249.00 ft).
Diameter: 17.60 m (57.70 ft).
Thrust: 56,500.00 kN (12,701,700 lbf).
Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

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See also
  • UR-700 The UR-700 was the member of Vladimir Chelomei's Universal Rocket family designed in the 1960's to allow direct manned flight by the LK-700 spacecraft to the surface of the moon. Later versions, some of completely different configuration, were studied for manned Mars expeditions. More...

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

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