How to Launch Small Payloads Evaluation of Current and Future Small Payload Launch Systems

McIntyre, S. et al. (2016) How to Launch Small Payloads Evaluation of Current and Future Small Payload Launch Systems. 14th Reinventing Space Conference (RISpace 2016), London, UK, 24-27 Oct 2016.

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Abstract

This paper is written to outline a preferable vehicle classification alongside a brief description of key technologies available on the shelf or under development to address the demand of the small payload market. This is followed by a discussion on the investigation of the current market and the future forecast; regarding the delivery of small payloads into orbit.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Additional Information:This work was funded by the UK Space Agency through the National Space Technology Programme (NSTP-2) Sub-Orbital and Small Launcher Research Projects Call.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kontis, Professor Konstantinos and Rengarajan, Dr Sriram and Lo, Dr Kin Hing
Authors: McIntyre, S., Fawcett, T., Dickinson, T., West, M., Maddock, C., Mogavero, A., Ricciadri, L., Toso, F., Kontis, K., Lo, K. H., Rengarajan, S., Evans, D., and Milne, A.
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Aerospace Sciences
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