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As the LLPM, it will also be 5.4 m (18 ft) in diameter and burn hydrogen and oxygen as propellant.
It will be powered by a Vinci engine providing 180 k N (40,000 lb the ESA announced the selection of the "PPH" configuration for Ariane 6 in July 2013.
With 2 P120 boosters, Ariane 6 would launch up to 5,000 kg (11,000 lb) to GTO at a cost of € 75 million.
With 4 boosters, Ariane 6 would be able to launch two satellites totaling 11,000 kg (24,000 lb) at a cost of € 90 million.
The Ariane-64 will be able to launch dual payloads up to 10500 kg.
The methane-powered core would use one or more engines, matching capabilities of Ariane 64 with only two boosters instead of four.
The Lower Liquid Propulsion Module (LLPM), is Ariane 6's first stage and will burn liquid hydrogen (LH2) and liquid oxygen (LOX) propellant.