CORONA (SSTO)

CORONA is an unmanned prototype of a reusable single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle developed from 1992 to 2012. In 2016, the company announced plans to resume CORONA development.[1]

CORONA
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CORONA (RLV) concept
FunctionProposed SSTO vehicle
ManufacturerMakeyev Rocket Design Bureau
Country of originRussia
Size
Height30 m (98 ft)
Diameter10 m (33 ft)
Mass300,000 kg (660,000 lb)
Stages1
Launch history
Statusunder development
Single stage
Gross mass300,000 kg (660,000 lb)
FuelLOX/LH2

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  1. ^ "«Россиянка», КОРОНА, «Феникс» —достойная компания p.2 //Конструктор №8 2016". ОАО «ГРЦ Макеева». 29 August 2016. Archived from the original (pdf) on 16 September 2017.
  • New in the development of rocket and space systems: single-stage reusable rocket "CROWN" // Aerospace Technology. Scientific and technical collection. Issue 1 (43) Part 2 / holes. YP Panov, editor EA Osipova. - Miass: SRC "Design Bureau. Academician VP Makeyev ", 1999. - S. 181 - 209. - (XIV). - 400 copies.
  • On the possible ways of development of reusable space transportation systems (MTX) // Aerospace Technology. Scientific and technical collection. Issue 1 (48) Part II / holes. OD Parkhomenko, EA Editor Osipova. - Miass: SRC "Design Bureau. Academician VP Makeyev ", 2002. - S. 120 - 340. - (XIV). - 300 copies.
  • Anton Pervushin. Chapter 15. Heirs "Buran". The "cold" // The battle for the stars. Part II. The cosmic confrontation. - Moscow: OOO "Publishing ACT», 2004. - 831 p.. - 5000 copies -. ISBN 5-17-024200-X.
  • Kosmodem'yanskii AA Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. - 2nd supplemented. - M:. Science, 1987. - 304 p. - 80,000 copies.

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