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Variations of Solid Rocket Motor Preliminary Design for Small TSTO launcher

Dumont, Etienne (2012) Variations of Solid Rocket Motor Preliminary Design for Small TSTO launcher. Space Propulsion 2012, 7.-10. Mai 2012, Bordeaux, Frankreich.

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Abstract

Several combinations of solid rocket motors and ignition strategies have been considered for a small Two Stage to Orbit (TSTO) launch vehicle based on a big solid rocket motor first stage and cryogenic upper stage propelled by the Vinci engine. In order to reach the target payload performance of about 1400 kg into GTO for the clean version and 2700 to 3000 kg for the boosted version, the influence of the selected solid rocket motors on the upper stage structure has been studied. Preliminary structural designs have been performed and the thrust histories of the solid rocket motor have been tweaked to limit the upper stage structural mass. First stage and booster combinations with acceptable general loads are proposed.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/75922/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Variations of Solid Rocket Motor Preliminary Design for Small TSTO launcher
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Dumont, EtienneEtienne.Dumont (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4618-0572
Date:7 May 2012
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:TSTO, solid rocket motor, Vega evolution, Vinci
Event Title:Space Propulsion 2012
Event Location:Bordeaux, Frankreich
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:7.-10. Mai 2012
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:03 Jul 2012 12:40
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:36

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