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Report of the Horizontal Launch StudyA study of horizontal launch concepts has been conducted. This study, jointly sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was tasked to estimate the economic and technical viability of horizontal launch approaches. The study team identified the key parameters and critical technologies which determine mission viability and reported on the state of the art of critical technologies, along with objectives for technology development.
Document ID
20110015353
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Wilhite, Alan W. (National Inst. of Aerospace Hampton, VA, United States)
Bartolotta, Paul A. (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 2011
Subject Category
Aircraft Design, Testing and Performance
Report/Patent Number
DFRC-E-DAA-TN3568
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNL08AA00B
WBS: WBS 833011.02.02
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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