Russian Engines the RD-181

by nasaaave

This is a marker page….watch the videos for the flavor of the story.

The text and story was written long ago, but more information has come to light and some rework needs to be done. WIP

1st Generation Antares featured
AJ-26 engines (Aerojet refurbished) 40-year old refurbished NK-33 motors left over from the Soviet Union’s manned lunar program.

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2nd Generation Antares features
NPO Energomash RD-181
https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/two-rd-181-engines

RD- 181
238 seconds into the video see Orbitals Antares

Orbital ATK Fact Sheet
https://www.orbitalatk.com/flight-systems/space-launch-vehicles/antares/docs/FS007_06_OA_3695_Antares.pdf

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