Reliability and crew safety assessment for a solid rocket booster/J-2S launcher

  title={Reliability and crew safety assessment for a solid rocket booster/J-2S launcher},
  author={Joseph R. Fragola and Joseph D. Baum and Donald R. Sauvageau and Scott J. Horowitz},
  journal={RAMS '06. Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, 2006.},
NASA's exploration mission directorate is currently developing plans to carry out the President's vision for space exploration. This plan includes retiring the Space Shuttle by 2010 and developing the crew exploration vehicle (CEV) to transport astronauts to/from low earth orbit (LEO). There are several alternatives to launch the CEV, including evolved expendable launch vehicles (EELVs) and launch vehicles derived from new and existing propulsion elements. In May, 2003 the astronaut office made… 

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Reliability and Crew Safety Assessment for Solid Rocket Boost/J-2S-Based Launch Vehicle
  • SAIC, New York, April 2005
  • 2005