Propulsion Atlas  & Atlas-Agena


Vernier engine LR-101

Variants of the "stage and a half" drive system (MA)

MA-1
Atlas B (Score)

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-3 (2)

1,316.7 2432 1,497.3 2765 68.60 126.7 0.5414 189.7
1

LR-105-NA-3

244.7 2108 353.2 3030 29.40 242.6 0.1166 85.7

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 245 0.0046

2.7

MA-2
Atlas D-Able

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-5 (2)

1,334.5 2432 1,517.4 2765 74.17 135.2 0.5487 205.2
1

LR-105-NA-5

253.1 2108 366.1 3050 36.53 293.1 0.1200 107.3

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 295 0.0046

3.3

Atlas D (OV, Mercury)

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-5 (2)

1,334.5 2432 1,517.4 2765 71.70 130.7 0.5487 198.3
1

LR-105-NA-5

253.1 2108 366.1 3050 38.60 310 0.1200 113.5

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 310 0.0046

3.4

Atlas LV-3 Agena

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-5 (2)

1,334.5 2432 1,517.4 2765 74.59 135.9 0.5487 206.2
1

LR-105-NA-5

253.1 2108 366.1 3050 40.17 322.6 0.1200 118.1

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 325 0.0046

3.6

MA-3
Atlas E/F

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-6 (2)

1,467.9 2510 1,662.8 2844 71.13 121.6 0.5847 202.3
1

LR-105-NA-6

253.1 2108 366.1 3050 41.77 335.4 0.1200 122.7

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 335 0.0046

3.7

Atlas SLV-3 Agena

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-6 (2)

1,467.9 2510 1,662.8 2844 73.50 125.7 0.5847 209.0
1

LR-105-NA-6

253.1 2108 366.1 3050 41.34 331.5 0.1200 121.4

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 335 0.0046

3.8

MA-5
Atlas SLV-3A Agena

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-7 (2)

1,645.9 2530 1,863.4 2865 113.39 174.3 0.6505 324.8
1

LR-105-NA-7

268.7 2161 385.2 3099 24.89 193 0.1243 74.3

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442

 

195 0.0046

2.2

Atlas H (SLV-3B)

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp.

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
0

LR-89-NA-7 (2)

1,679.2 2541 1,901.6 2877 91.19 138 0.6609 262.4
1

LR-105-NA-7

269.1 2157 386.4 3099 30.39 235.8 0.1243 90.9

+ LR-101 (2)

8.9 1952 11.1 2442 235 0.0046

2.6

 

     
Bell 8048


Bell 8081


Bell 8247 (similar 8096)

Agena

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp

kN

N*s/kg

kN

N*s/kg

tons

s

t/s

MN*s

 A

Bell 8048

 

 

68.9

2707

3.055

120

0.0255

8.3

 B

Bell 8081

    70.7 2775 6.112 240 0.0255 17.0
 B, D

Bell 8096

    71.2 2854 6.112 245 0.0249 17.4
 D Ascent

Bell 8247

    71.7 2873 6.112 245  0.0249 17.6

Able II

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp.

kN N*s/kg kN N*s/kg tons s t/s MN*s
 

AJ-10-101A

    33.4 2648 1.575 125 0.0126 4.17