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Accession Number N14-0000285
Title Space Launch System Advanced Development Office, FY 2013 Annual Report.
Publication Date Dec 2013
Media Count 108p
Personal Author C. M. Crumbly F. P. Bickley U. Hueter
Abstract The Advanced Development Office (ADO), part of the Space Launch System (SLS) program, provides SLS with the advanced development needed to evolve the vehicle from an initial Block 1 payload capability of 70 metric tons (t) to an eventual capability Block 2 of 130 t, with intermediary evolution options possible. ADO takes existing technologies and matures them to the point that insertion into the mainline program minimizes risk. The ADO portfolio of tasks covers a broad range of technical developmental activities. The ADO portfolio supports the development of advanced boosters, upper stages, and other advanced development activities benefiting the SLS program. A total of 34 separate tasks were funded by ADO in FY 2013.
Keywords Booster rocket engines
Launch vehicles
Nasa space programs
Project management
Spacecraft design
Spacecraft launching
Spacecraft propulsion
Systems engineering

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 84E - Space Launch Vehicles & Support Equipment
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1416
Contract Number N/A

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