• Exploration of the Design Space for the ABLV-GT SSTO Reusable Launch Vehicle 

      Bradford, John Edward; Olds, John R.; Bechtel, Ryan S.; Cormier, Timothy A.; Messitt, Donald G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-09)
      The ABLV-GT is a conceptual design for an advanced reusable launch vehicle based on the current NASA Langley ABLV concept. It is a Vision Vehicle class, horizontal takeoff, horizontal landing singlestage-to-orbit vehicle. ...
    • Hyperion: An SSTO Vision Vehicle Concept Utilizing Rocket-Based Combined Cycle Propulsion 

      Olds, John R.; Bradford, John Edward; Charania, Ashraf; Ledsinger, Laura Anne; McCormick, David Jeremy; Sorensen, Kirk (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-11)
      This paper reports the findings of a conceptual launch vehicle design study performed by members of the Space Systems Design Laboratory at Georgia Tech. Hyperion is a conceptual design for an advanced reusable launch vehicle ...
    • Improvements and Enhancements to SCCREAM, A Conceptual RBCC Engine Analysis Tool 

      Bradford, John Edward; Olds, John R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998-07)
      A rocket based combined-cycle engine analysis tool suitable for use in the conceptual design environment has recently been established. While this tool was being used in the design environment, new analysis capabilities ...
    • Lazarus: A SSTO Hypersonic Vehicle Concept Utilizing RBCC and HEDM Propulsion Technologies 

      Young, David Anthony; Kokan, Timothy Salim; Clark, Ian G.; Tanner, Christopher; Wilhite, Alan W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-11)
      Lazarus is an unmanned single stage reusable launch vehicle concept utilizing advanced propulsion concepts such as rocket based combined cycle engine (RBCC) and high energy density material (HEDM) propellants. These ...
    • 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 ...