Accession Number:

AD0637670

Title:

MAXIMUM PAYLOAD IN ORBIT.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO SUNNYVALE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

An existing multistage rocket booster is considered along with a variable payload stage. For a given launch weight, the fuel allocation to each stage and the thrust-direction program are determined which will place the maximum payload into a specified orbit. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry
  • Ground Support Systems and Facilities for Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE