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MB-60
Part of LE-5 engine Family
MB-60
MB-60
Credit: Boeing / Rocketdyne
Rocketdyne LOx/LH2 rocket engine. Design 2004. Mitsubishi / Boeing joint project for an engine for Delta IV cryogenic upper stages. Expander bleed, pump-fed.

AKA: MB-XX;RS-73. Status: Design 2004. Date: 1999. Thrust: 266.70 kN (59,957 lbf). Unfuelled mass: 591 kg (1,302 lb). Specific impulse: 467 s. Height: 3.30 m (10.80 ft).

Boeing's Rocketdyne Division (USA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan) had announced on 14 February 2000 their agreement to jointly design and develop the MB-XX family of high-power cryogenic upper-stage engines for Boeing's Delta-4 and Japan's H-2A launch vehicles. In 2005 the MB-XX was being demonstrated on funding from Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for potential application to the Vision for Space Exploration launch vehicle or upgrades to today's EELVs.

Engine: 591 kg (1,302 lb).



Country: Japan. Propellants: Lox/LH2. Agency: Rocketdyne.

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