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Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the shuttle orbiter

Davy A. Haynes

Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the shuttle orbiter

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cislunar space.,
  • Feasibility analysis.,
  • Landing sites.,
  • Lunar orbits.,
  • Orbit insertion.,
  • Orbital mechanics.,
  • Payload delivery (STS),
  • Space shuttle orbiters.,
  • Space stations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavy A. Haynes.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 104084.
    ContributionsLangley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17725067M

      [Editor’s Note: Part 2 was published last week.] An international cislunar outpost. Unbothered by the political turmoil, international industry and space agency teams have been quietly working behind the scenes on what may be the most logical and realistic next step in the human spaceflight program, namely the establishment of an international crew-tended outpost in cislunar . The nontoxic orbital maneuvering system (OMS)/reaction control system (RCS) upgrade would modify the shuttle orbiter's OMS and RCS to use liquid oxygen and ethanol propellants instead of the current engines' toxic N 2 O 4 and mono-methyl hydrazine propellants. The proposed upgrade would involve replacing the current engines with pressure-fed.


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Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the shuttle orbiter by Davy A. Haynes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Feasibility Analysis of Cislunar Flight Using the Shuttle Orbiter Summary A first order orbital mechanics analysis has been conducted to examine the possibility of utilizing the Space Shuttle orbiter to perform payload delivery missions to lunar orbit. In this mission scenario, a shuttle orbiter.

Get this from a library. Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the shuttle orbiter. [Davy A Haynes; Langley Research Center.].

Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the Shuttle. Feasibility Analysis of Cislunar Flight Using the Shuttle Orbiter Showing of 11 messages. Feasibility Analysis of Cislunar Flight Using the Shuttle Orbiter: Jeff Findley: 2/8/10 AM: Over the years, this topic has come up many times in this newsgroup.

The. Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the Shuttle Orbiter. By Davy A. Haynes. Abstract. A first order orbital mechanics analysis was conducted to examine the possibility of utilizing the Space Shuttle Orbiter to perform payload delivery missions to lunar orbit.

In the analysis, the earth orbit of departure was constrained to be that of Author: Davy A. Haynes. The Space Shuttle {or I suppose you mean, Space Shuttle Orbiter] is basically a glider that enters the Earth atmosphere at very high speed and glides to large runway and lands.

Five of them were made and 2 of them were destroyed, leaving 3 operational Orbiters. Wiki: Length: ft in ( m) Wingspan: 78 ft 1 in ( m). We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.

aerodynamic database. While flight test programs use an incremental expansion of the flight envelope to demonstrate the capabilities of an aircraft, this was not possible with the shuttle.

Once launched, without initiation of an abort, the shuttle was committed to flight through ascent, orbital operations, re-entry, and landing. NASA placed a heavy. The two main problems are that the Shuttle orbiter is so heavy that it would require an awful lot of fuel-- so you couldn't put *both* the extra fuel *and* a lander in the cargo bay-- and that the orbiter isn't designed to enter Earth's atmosphere at 25, mph.

That's too fast. The wings would just break off Jeff, in Minneapolis. Orbiter is a space flight simulator based on Newtonian mechanics. Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the shuttle orbiter book Its playground is our solar system with many of its major bodies - the sun, planets and moons.

You take control of a spacecraft - either historic, hypothetical, or purely science fiction. Orbiter is unlike most commercial computer games with a space theme - there are no. STS-1, it was the first U.S. piloted space flight since the joint United States-Soviet Apollo-Soyuz mission in July At launch, the 2,metric-ton Shuttle “stack” con-sisted of the delta-winged orbiter Columbiaand twin meter-long Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) attached to a meter-long expendable External.

Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the Shuttle Orbiter. The results of the analysis indicate that the Shuttle Orbiter would be a poor vehicle for payload delivery missions to lunar.

The Space Transportation System could lift up to 64, pounds into earth orbit. The heaviest payload was the Chandra X-Ray Observatory on the STS mission at aro pounds.

But the Orbiters lacked many requirements to leave earth orbit a. The Space Shuttle's First Flight: STS by Henry C. Dethloff. The first mission of the space transport system (STS-1) or Space Shuttle, flew on Apending a long hiatus in American space flight. The last Apollo lunar mission flew in Decemberand the joint American Russian Apollo-Soyuz Earth orbital mission closed in July Space Shuttle news reference - ; Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the Shuttle Orbiter - ; Orbital Debris: A Chronology January ; Nonlinear Analysis of the Space Shuttle Superlightweight External Fuel Tank Prediction of STS Hypervelocity Flow Fields About the Shuttle Orbiter With Various Wing Leading Edge Damage.

The shuttle orbiter A is in a circular orbit of altitude mi, while spacecraft B is in a geosynchronous circular orbit of altit mi. Determine the acceleration of B relative to a nonrotating observer in shuttle g o = ft/sec 2 for the surface-level gravitational acceleration and R = mi for the radius of the earth.

The Centaur Upper Stage Rocket NASA. Written by mihog on NASA Space Shuttle Crew Escape Systems Handbook No to all of the above. The Space Shuttle was designed for Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

It did not have the capacity to carry enough fuel to go to the moon. It did not have a communication system that would allow effective communication from the moon. ORBITER APPROACH AND LANDING TEST PROGRAM The first orbiter spacecraft, Enterprise (), was rolled out at Rockwell International's Palmdale, Calif., assembly facility on Sept.

17, On Jan. 31,it was transported 36 miles overland from Rockwell's assembly facility to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Facility at Edwards Air Force Base for the approach and landing test program.

Given that an empty shuttle is tonnes and max payload is tonnes and GTO payload is tonnes, then you would expect that the lower payload shuttle would have up to 25% more delta-V. So it looks plausible. No it is not possible. Orbiter could only go around km with an empty payload bay.

Wikipedia should never be used as a source. We use the mean flow data for the Shuttle Orbiter obtained in a companion paper on a high-resolution grid of the Orbiter windward surface.

New data extraction and boundary layer analysis tools are used to study the boundary layer properties, as well as to compare with the discrete thermocouple data and the infrared imagery from the flight.

SHUTTLE ORBITER (Draper (Charles Stark) Lab., Inc.) p HC $ CSCL 22B G3/31 I N Unclas Reproduced by NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE US Department of Commerce Springfield, VA.

The Charles Stark Drair Cambridge, Massachusetts 3J6 E INTEGRATED DIGITAL FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM FOR THE SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER. A human mission to Mars has been the subject of science fiction, aerospace engineering and scientific proposals since the 20th century.

Plans include landing on Mars for exploration at a minimum, with the possibility of sending settlers and terraforming the planet or exploring its moons Phobos and Deimos also considered.

[citation needed]The exploration of Mars has been a goal of national. The first SLS flight will use a Delta IV upper stage—the same used for the Orion test flight—called the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage, or, ICPS. The second SLS flight—meant to be the first crewed flight, no earlier than —will use the under-construction Exploration Upper Stage, or EUS.

The orbiter rotates degrees and the orbital maneuvering system fires to slow the orbiter down -- deorbit burn. deck of the shuttle, called the middeck. The top deck, called the flight deck, is the shuttle cockpit, with flight controls located on both the front and back walls.

A small lower "deck," called the equipment bay, is. They evaluated the technical feasibility of the shuttle as a platform and determined how much the payload would depend on orbiter subsystems. The studies concluded that shuttle would provide a stable observation platform and could fly missions of seven to thirty days at inclinations greater than fifty degrees and altitudes of –   6) With the space shuttle system, both the Orbiter and the SRBs are reusable.

With Constellation, a relatively larger part of the system, the ALV, is a single-use component. 7) The space shuttle. Aerodymics of the Shuttle Orbiter at high altitudes. Didier F. Rault ; Didier F. Rault. NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia Determination of rarefied-flow aerodynamics of the Shuttle orbiter from flight measurements on STS-6 and STS Study of Shuttle body flap effectiveness at high altitudes using DSMC.

Artemis 1 (officially Artemis I) is a planned uncrewed test flight for NASA's Artemis program that is the first integrated flight of the agency's Orion MPCV and Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket. It is expected to launch in November Formerly known as Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), the mission was renamed after the introduction of the Artemis program.

Space Shuttle news reference - ; Feasibility analysis of cislunar flight using the Shuttle Orbiter - The phrase barberpole continues to be found in many subsystem descriptions in the Space Shuttle News Reference Manual, [33] as well as the NASA/KSC Acronym List.

In coordination with these two Shuttle flight experiments, a US Navy NP-3D aircraft was flown between nautical miles below Discovery and remotely monitored surface temperature of the Orbiter at Mach (STS) and Mach (STS) using a long-range infrared optical package referred to.

Feasibility Analysis of Cislunar flight using the Shuttle Orbiter by Davy A. Haynes of Langley Research Center He proposed that Orbiter+ET refueled with metric ton hydrolox near Space station Freedom using 5-day Hohmann transfers orbiter could arrive in km lunar orbit with metric ton of payload.

The Space Shuttle System is made up of three main components: •The two Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs), which provide 80 percent of launch thrust. •The huge rust-colored External Tank (ET), which feeds fuel to three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) during launch •The Orbiter itself, which serves as the crew's home in space and is equipped to dock with the International Space Station.

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated from to by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of the Space Shuttle official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft where it was the only item funded for development.

The Shuttle Orbiter was not designed to go Beyond Low Earth Orbit (BLEO). In my view the space station to nowhere was to give it something to do since it was essentially useless as designed.

Sadly, with solar panels and extra life support pallets- and minor mods- it could have done 6 month missions and been the ultimate spyplane (and that   STSD was the first flight of NASA's Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery. It was the 12th mission of the Space Shuttle program and was launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on Aug Three commercial communications satellites were deployed into orbit during the six-day mission, and a number of scientific experiments were conducted.

The first SLS flight will use a Delta IV upper stage—the same used for the Orion test flight—called the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage, or, ICPS.

The second SLS flight—meant to be the first crewed flight, no earlier than —will use the under-construction Exploration Upper Stage, or. Using this lift, a reentering shuttle could achieve a substantial amount of crossrange, flying large distances to the left or right of an initial direction of flight.

The Air Force wanted plenty of crossrange, and the reasons involved its activity in strategic reconnaissance. This is version of the Space Shuttle derived unmanned vehicle, Shuttle-C updated for Orbiter and the graphics client D3D9.

This package must be installed over an existing Shuttle Fleet V for Orbiter installation. The Shuttle-C was proposed in. On that flight, the crew of the space shuttle Columbia was lost during re-entry on Feb. 1, The Cygnus launched atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on March Credit: Ken Kremer.The Space Shuttle orbiter was the orbital spacecraft of the Space Shuttle program operated by NASA, the space agency of the United States.

The orbiter was a reusable winged "space-plane", a mixture of rockets, spacecraft, and space-plane could carry crews and payloads into low Earth orbit, perform on-orbit operations, then re-enter the atmosphere and land as a glider, returning.Before the first shuttle flight, NASA developed a spray can foam-in-place ablative material to repair damaged or lost TPS tiles.

The hardware was never carried on the orbiter because of NASA’s confidence that the TPS would perform effectively, but it could be used to repair damage from meteoroids or debris on the TPS.