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Space transfer concepts and analysis for exploration missions. Implementation plan and element description document (draft final). Volume 2: Cryo/aerobrake vehicleThe cryogenic/aerobrake (CAB) and the cryogenic all-propulsive (CAP) concept designs developed in support of the Space Transfer Concepts and Analysis for Exploration Missions (STCAEM) study are presented. The evolution of the CAB and CAP concepts is described along with the requirements, guidelines and assumptions for the designs. Operating modes and options are defined and systems descriptions of the vehicles are presented. Artificial gravity configuration options and space and ground support systems are discussed. Finally, an implementation plan is presented which addresses technology needs, schedules, facilities, and costs.
Document ID
19930014062
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
March 8, 1991
Subject Category
SPACE TRANSPORTATION
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.26:192490
NASA-CR-192490
D615-10026-2-VOL-2
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-37857
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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