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Nova GD-B-1
Part of Nova 1 stage series Family
LOx/Kerosene propellant rocket stage. Massed estimated based on tank volumes, total thrust, and first stage burnout conditions. Recoverable engine package; separation at 3,398 m/s at 76,200 m altitude; splashdown using retrorockets under 7 30 m diameter parachutes 1300 km downrange.

Status: Study 1963. Thrust: 142,451.00 kN (32,024,258 lbf). Gross mass: 9,070,000 kg (19,990,000 lb). Unfuelled mass: 635,000 kg (1,399,000 lb). Specific impulse: 310 s. Specific impulse sea level: 271 s. Burn time: 177 s. Height: 45.20 m (148.20 ft). Diameter: 20.60 m (67.50 ft). Span: 25.70 m (84.30 ft).

No Engines: 16.



Country: USA. Engines: F-1A. Launch Vehicles: Nova GD-B. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene.

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