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Elon Musk's engine was better than RD-180


The head of the SpaceX company Elon Musk showed results of testing of the Raptor engine. On pressure level in the combustion chamber the unit was better than the Russian RD-180, the businessman on Twitter reported. "Raptor reached 268.9 bars on today's tests, having broken thereby the previous record set by the surprising Russian RD-180 engine" — Musk writes. According to characteristics, pressure in the RD-180 combustion chamber is 266.7 bars. Materials on teme00:02 — Leave on January 2 with an orbityrossiya hopes for space heritage of the USSR. Americans already on a step underwent vperedipervy fire tests of the most tyagovooruzhenny (the relation of the thirst for its weight developed by the engine) in the world of the rocket Raptor engine at the beginning of February. Raptor uses liquid methane and oxygen. The engine will be received the Super Heavy rocket and the Starship.RD-180 ship were developed and made by NPO Energomash for the benefit of the American customers and used on the Atlas 5 rockets. In 2018 it was planned to put 11 power units. Also in August of last year the project of the Russian superheavy missile with six side blocks equipped with RD-171, and the central block with RD-180 was presented. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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