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Accession Number PB2013-103136
Title Reusable Booster System: Review and Assessment.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 114p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract On June 15, 2011, the Air Force Space Command established a new vision, mission, and goals to ensure continued U.S. dominance in space and cyberspace mission areas. Subsequently, and in coordination with the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Space and Missile Systems Center, and the 14th and 24th Air Forces, the Air Force Space Command identified four long-term science and technology (S&T) challenges critical to meeting these goals. One of these challenges is to provide full-spectrum launch capability at dramatically lower cost, and a reusable booster system (RBS) has been proposed as an approach to meet this challenge.
Keywords Aerodynamics
Air Force Space Command(AFSPC)
Booster rocket engines
Cost analysis
Reusable Booster System
Reusable launch vehicles
Technology assessment

Source Agency Air Force
National Academy of Science National Research Council
NTIS Subject Category 84G - Unmanned Spacecraft
81G - Rocket Engines & Motors
51A - Aerodynamics
Corporate Author National Research Council, Washington, DC. Committee on Monitoring and Assessment of Trends in Acid Deposition.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number FA2517-11-C-7001

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