SP-4221 The Space Shuttle Decision

Booster concepts of autumn 1971, with a winged S-IC at left. Configuration at right is a TAOS. All three alternatives were to boost the same orbiter, which would carry all its propellant in a single expendable tank. (McDonnell Douglas)

Booster concepts of autumn 1971, with a winged S-IC at left. Configuration at right is a TAOS. All three alternatives were to boost the same orbiter, which would carry all its propellant in a single expendable tank. (McDonnell Douglas)


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