NASA Launch Vehicle Handbook
|NASA Launch Vehicle Handbook
|The Launch Vehicle Handbook (NASA-TM-74948) was a document used by NASA to provide basic performance information on rockets. It was published on 11 August 1961. A copy of the document, in pdf format is available from NASA's technical reports archive|
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National Technical Information Service
Launch Vehicle Handbook compilation of launch performance and weight data for preliminary planning purposes
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Washington D C
Office of Launch Vehicle Programs
Analysis and Requirements Office
Table of Contents
|11.||Titan II/Agena B Mod I||K|
|12.||Tiatn I & Titan II/Centaur||L|
The weight and payload data presented was obtained from the various vehicle system contractors. As such, it represents a variety of computational methods. Therefore direct comparisons of payload capabilities from one vehicle to another could be misleading as the degree of conservatism could vary.
The prime purpose in this compilation is to provide a source of information for preliminary planning purposes. Direct contact with the appropriate NASA vehicle program manager is essential before any firm spacecraft weight and trajectory is established.
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