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LR-87 Engines Gallery


Various views of the regenerative cooling tubes making up the engine's thrust chamber.

Picture 2 of 7.

Detail of the bands ringing the thrust chamber. Presumably, these bands are used to stiffen and reinforce the thrust chamber. I would guess that the holes in the bands are to reduce weight.

LR-87 Engines at Stafford Air & Space Museum
Time picture taken Thu Jul 31 10:00:50 2008
Location picture taken Mercury/Gemini Gallery
Stafford Air & Space Museum
Weatherford, Oklahoma
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