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January 30, 2019
Categories: Roscosmos, Russia, USA

On January 28, the RD-180 rocket engine was successfully tested in the Scientific Testing Complex of NPO “Energomash” JSC.

According to Andrei Ushkov, the chief of Scientific Testing Complex, the tests were carried out in the normal mode.

“The test program has been carried out in full,” said Andrey Ushkov, “there are no claims on the operation of the engine.”

The liquid-propellant rocket engine RD-180 was developed and produced by NPO “Energomash”.

The engine designed for use in the US “Atlas” family of launch vehicles.

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