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Investigation of a European Reusable VTVL First Stage

Wilken, Jascha and Stappert, Sven (2019) Investigation of a European Reusable VTVL First Stage. 8th european conference for aeronautics and space sciences (eucass), 2019-07-01 - 2019-07-04, Madrid, Spain.

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Based on a broad evaluation of possible Semi-RLV configurations with a vertical take-off, vertical landing (VTVL) first stage, a two staged concept with a methane fueled first stage and hydrogen fueled second stage was selected for further investigation. A number of parameter studies were undertaken to identify optimal design trends specific to VTVL-stages. These parametric studies and their results are the core of this paper. Based on the results a robust initial design was developed and will in further steps be investigated on a subsystem level in order to promote the understanding of reuse-related technologies within Europe.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/135409/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Investigation of a European Reusable VTVL First Stage
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Wilken, JaschaUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5748-1261UNSPECIFIED
Stappert, SvenUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8425-2779UNSPECIFIED
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:Autonomous Spaceport Droneship, Downrange Landing, ELV, Expendable Launch Vehicle, Flyback, Gross Lift-Off Mass, IAC, In-Air Capturing, RLV, Reusable Launch Vehicle, RTLS, Return to Launch Site, VTHL, Vertical Takeoff, Horizontal Landing VTVL Vertical Takeoff, Vertical Landing
Event Title:8th european conference for aeronautics and space sciences (eucass)
Event Location:Madrid, Spain
Event Type:international Conference
Event Start Date:1 July 2019
Event End Date:4 July 2019
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transportation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Space Transportation
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Raumfahrzeugsysteme - Systemanalyse Raumtransport (old)
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Space Launcher Systems Analysis
Deposited By: Vormschlag, Nele Marei
Deposited On:26 Jun 2020 09:25
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 20:38

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