• Centurion: A Heavy-Lift Launch Vehicle Family for Cis-Lunar Exploration 

      Young, David Anthony; Olds, John R.; Hutchinson, Virgil L., Jr.; Krevor, Zachary C.; Pimentel, Janssen; Reeves, John Daniel; Sakai, Tadashi; Young, James J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-07)
      Centurion is an expendable heavy lift launch vehicle (HLLV) family for launching lunar exploration missions. Each vehicle in the family is built around a common two-stage core. The first stage of the core uses kerosene ...
    • Designing Sustainable Launch Systems: Flexibility, Lock-In and System Evolution 

      Silver, Matthew; De Weck, Olivier (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-09)
      NASA has recently made the decision to develop a heavy lift launch system with Shuttle- Derived components, but myriad questions remain about technical design and development strategy. The complexity of heavy lift launch ...
    • Shuttle Derived Launch Vehicles a Solution for Space Access 

      Furfaro, James A.; Johnson, Dennis G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      President George W. Bush set the bold vision and charter for NASA to take the next steps in the exploration of our solar system in his announcement on 14 January 2004. This exploration initiative provides unique ...