Orbital was previously awarded long-term launch services contracts under the space agency's Small Expendable Launch Vehicle Service program in both 1991 and 1998, under its Ultra-Lite Launch Vehicle Program in 1994 and under its Hyper-X hypersonic research program in 1996.
What does LV stand for?
LV stands for Launch Vehicle
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In fact, the missiles we have come to view as launch vehicles for satellites--Atlas, Titan, and Thor--began their life as military missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.
Back in the good old days," says Bunner, "we used to have 7 to 10 flights before a launch vehicle was declared flightworthy.
A senior executive of the corporation further proposed that Congress adopt a "dual-track" policy approach to the nation's military and civil space programs to strike the proper balance between the interests of America's launch vehicle industry and commercial satellite producers, the result of which would preserve U.
The Minotaur IV space launch configuration combines Orbital's commercial launch vehicle technologies, including upper stage rocket motors, structures, avionics and other elements, with government-supplied lower-stage rocket motor stages to create responsive, reliable and low-cost launch systems for U.
Rockwell then joined OSC in a review to determine whether a smaller, less-powerful launch vehicle could meet NASA's technology demonstration requirements while also addressing a viable component of the anticipated launch market.
which is providing the launch vehicle for the NASA-sponsored Commercial Experiment Transporter (COMET) Program.
She will be responsible for overseeing the engineering standards, policies and procedures of all programs being carried out at Orbital's Dulles, VA campus, including the new Orion crew exploration vehicle, numerous commercial communications and government satellites, and new reusable launch vehicle initiatives.