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Monday, May 31, 2021

CONTEXT: Rockwell Star-raker Single Stage to Orbit Spaceplane

Here is more about Star-raker from Encyclopedia Astronautica. Payload to orbit was 100 metric tons with an estimated turn-around between flights of 1.8 days. The concept was proposed to support launching 1600 metric tons per day into low Earth orbit to support construction of solar power satellites.

Posted at May 31, 2021 15:21