NTRS - NASA Technical Reports Server

As of October 27, 2023, NASA STI Services will no longer have an embargo for accepted manuscripts. For more information visit NTRS News.

Back to Results
Liquid Rocket Propulsion: RS-68 and Linear AerospikeThis paper presents viewgraphs of the RS-68 and Linear Aerospike engines. The topics include: 1) The mission; 2) Design and Development Strategies; 3) Cost Driven Design Trades; 4) Moderate Pressure Requirements Enable Reduced Complexity; 5) Experience Based Design; 6) Development Costs Dominated by Cost of Eliminating Failure Modes; and 7) Reducing Development Costs. This paper also includes the design of the RS-68 Engine and the engine performance.
Document ID
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Murphy, Terry
(Boeing Co. Canoga Park, CA United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
October 12, 1999
Subject Category
Spacecraft Propulsion And Power
Meeting Information
Meeting: Liquid Rocket Propulsion
Location: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
Start Date: October 11, 1999
End Date: October 12, 1999
Sponsors: International Astronautical Federation
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
No Preview Available