• Sirius: A New Launch Vehicle Option for Mega-LEO Constellation Deployment 

      Way, David Wesley; Olds, John R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-07)
      Tremendous growth in the satellite communication market is expected within the next decade. In particular, the market for services based in low earth orbit (LEO) is booming. Large constellations of satellites will soon be ...
    • Stargazer: A TSTO Bantam-X Vehicle Concept Utilizing Rocket-Based Combined Cycle Propulsion 

      Olds, John R.; Ledsinger, Laura Anne; Bradford, John Edward; Charania, Ashraf; McCormick, David Jeremy; Komar, D. R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-11)
      This paper presents a new conceptual launch vehicle design in the Bantam-X payload class. The new design is called Stargazer. Stargazer is a two-stage-to-orbit (TSTO) vehicle with a reusable flyback booster and an expendable ...