DOD/STS Mission Operations Systems Definition Mission Assessment Report: Operations Design Mission B.
Final rept. 1 Mar-16 Dec 75.
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This report presents the results of analysis of a near term DOD payload deployment mission utilizing the Space Shuttle vehicle in conjenction with an Interim Upper Stage IUS. This baseline issue of the report concentrates on development of a nominal mission plan for a particular launch date and time. Such items as attitude timelines, approximate RCSOMS propellant utilization histories, ground tracks, ground station coverage timelines and navigation accuracy at IUS deployment opportunities are included. Principal emphasis is placed on development of an IUS deployment timeline for near term missions. Author
- Unmanned Spacecraft
- Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry