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Rocket Propulsion Cost Modeling

  • Arve R. Sjovold
  • Damon C. Morrison
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 332)

Abstract

The advent of the Strategic Defense Initiative has focused a great deal of attention on the United States capability to place large masses in orbit. Both the likely sizes and the numbers of satellites that may be required for SDI strongly suggest the need for a new generation of launch vehicles with low cost a priority requirement.

Keywords

Rocket Engine Cost Driver Development Cost Unit Production Cost Solid Rocket Motor 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arve R. Sjovold
    • 1
  • Damon C. Morrison
    • 1
  1. 1.Tecolote Research, Inc.Santa BarbaraUSA

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