RD-276 “Comrade”


Engine for the first stage of “Proton” LV

The most powerful single-chamber LPRE, operating with storable propellants. Engines provided the flights “Luna”, “Venera”, “Mars”, space crafts and “Salut” and “Mir” orbital space stations.

The first launch of “Proton-M” LV with RD-276 engines was carried out on July 7, 2007. Serial production of RD-253 engines family is conducted at PJSC “Proton – PM” (Perm).