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AIAA Recommended Practice for Reporting Earth-to-Orbit Mission Profiles (R-060-1993)

AIAA Standards - Member
12 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-56347-053-0
AIAA Members: $9.95
Non-Members: $14.95


This recommended practice provides a means for comparing the payload capabilities of different launch vehicles. It defines initial and final stage information, such as launch-point latitude, final-orbit altitude, and inclination for point to point comparison of the performance of launch vehicles. A chart, describing the performance characteristics of a launch vehicle, is included.