• The Mars Airplane: A Credible Science Platform 

      Braun, Robert D.; Wright, Henry S.; Croom, Mark A.; Levine, Joel S.; Spencer, David A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-03)
      Significant technology advances have enabled planetary aircraft to be considered as viable science platforms. Such systems fill a unique planetary science measurement gap, that of regional-scale, near-surface observation, ...
    • Multidisciplinary Design of a RBCC SSTO using Taguchi Methods 

      Olds, John R.; Walberg, Gerald D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993-02)
      This paper presents the results of an effort to optimize a conceptual design of a conical (winged- cone) single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle. The vehicle employs a rocket-based combined-cycle (RBCC) engine capable of four ...