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Rocket User's Guides



Hamish Moffatt <hamish@cloud.net.au> wrote:

>On Tue, Dec 19, 2000 at 10:12:26PM +0000, laura halliday wrote:
> > Pegasus user's guide from Orbital's web page.
>
>Users' Guide to a rocket?

Yes. In this case "user" means somebody with a satellite
they wish to launch - what must they do? What specifications
(vibration, temperature, etc.) must their satellite meet?
How accurate a launch can they expect?

More prosaically, how do you bolt your satellite to the
rocket - and separate it when the time comes?

All launch vehicles provide such documents. How accessible
they are varies. There are some you can download from
the web. Pegasus, Ariane 4, Ariane 5, etc...

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89mg               pied a terre..."
                                   - Hospital/Shafte
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