SP-4221 The Space Shuttle Decision

Shrinkage of the shuttle orbiter. Planforms compare the sizes of the fully-reusable orbiter with internal tankage; the orbiter with internal LO2 and with LH2 in external tanks; and the final orbiter, with all propellants carried externally. (North American Rockwell)

Shrinkage of the shuttle orbiter. Planforms compare the sizes of the fully-reusable orbiter with internal tankage; the orbiter with internal LO2 and with LH2 in external tanks; and the final orbiter, with all propellants carried externally. (North American Rockwell)


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