RD-108 rocket engine


Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

This type of rocket engine, designed by Valentin Glushko, has launched hundreds of spacecraft into orbit. Versions of it continue to be used today, burning a potent mixture of kerosene fuel in liquid oxygen.

Engineering model
Source: JSC 'NPO Energomash named after academician V Glushko'
Credit: The open joint-stock company 'NPO Energomash named after academician V Glushko'
Photo: State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO
Object no: L2014-4255


  • Title: RD-108 rocket engine
  • Date Created: 1954/1957
  • Rights: © Energomash

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