Accession Number : AD0637670

Title :   MAXIMUM PAYLOAD IN ORBIT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO SUNNYVALE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Bryson,A. E.

Report Date : JUL 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An existing multistage rocket booster is considered along with a variable payload stage. For a given launch weight, the fuel allocation to each stage and the thrust-direction program are determined which will place the maximum payload into a specified orbit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, *PAYLOAD), OPTIMIZATION, ORBITS, ASTRONAUTICS

Subject Categories : Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE