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Advanced TSTO launch vehicles

Dumont, Etienne and Ludwig, Carina and Kopp, Alexander and Sippel, Martin (2011) Advanced TSTO launch vehicles. 4th European Conference for Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS), 3.-8. Juli 2011, Sankt Petersburg, Russland.

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Abstract

Different variants of a Two Stage to Orbit (TSTO) launch vehicle, based on technologies available in Europe, combining a solid rocket motor and a cryogenic upper stage propelled by the Vinci engine and aiming at exploiting synergies with other on-going European programs are presented in this paper. After a first sizing based on data from existing upper stages, preliminary structural analyses and tank designs have been performed, considering different first stages, such as P120, P150 and P160. A preliminary optimisation of the first stage thrust law and of the propellant mass of the upper stage has been done.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/70486/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Advanced TSTO launch vehicles
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Dumont, EtienneEtienne.Dumont (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4618-0572
Ludwig, Carinacarina.ludwig (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kopp, Alexanderalexander.kopp (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Sippel, Martinmartin.sippel (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:15 June 2011
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:TSTO, launch vehicle, launcher, Vega, Vinci, cryogenic, motor
Event Title:4th European Conference for Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS)
Event Location:Sankt Petersburg, Russland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:3.-8. Juli 2011
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transport
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Raumtransport
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Raumfahrzeugsysteme - Systemanalyse Raumtransport
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Space Launcher Systems Analysis
Deposited By: Dumont, Etienne
Deposited On:25 Jul 2011 09:54
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:32

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