Shuttle Variations and Derivatives That Never Happened - An Historical Review

@inproceedings{Ehrlich2004ShuttleVA,
  title={Shuttle Variations and Derivatives That Never Happened - An Historical Review},
  author={C. Ehrlich and J. Martin},
  year={2004}
}
While the Space Shuttle was under detailed development and fabrication, we at the former Rockwell International looked at ways that the Shuttle system could be further developed by using the system elements in new ways. These involved "slicing and dicing" the Shuttle system elements in new ways and combinations that used almost everything in one unique way or another. Concepts that we looked at included stretching the orbiter, carrying a very large number of passengers, using the aft fuselage… Expand
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