Accession Number:

AD0857993

Title:

Cosmodrome - A Launch Pad into Space,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-06-11

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A brief description is given of the cosmodrome facilities necessary to launch rockets having a gross weight of 1600 to 2700 tons, large propulsion units with 2500- to 3500-Mp initial thrust, an overall length of 80 to 130 m, a diameter of 7 to 10 m, and, depending upon their mission, a payload varying from 25 to 150 tons. The various stages of preparation of a space vehicle are briefly touched upon. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ground Support Systems and Facilities for Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE