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Russian engine, designed by NPO Energomash for Zenit booster as side booster for Energia, and as first stage of Sea Launch. 1.7 Millions pounds thrust. LOX/Kerosene.

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Would two RD-190's be better or worse than a single RD-180?

With all the talk of re-engining Antares, many possibilities arise. Solids, new liquid engine, existing Russian engines (RD-180, RD-190), etc. Focussing on the RD-1xx family though, an RD-180 is a ...