Friday, April 29, 2016

F-15 Air Launch of Micro-Satellites

Israeli F-15 Satellite Launch from F-15_01 Israeli F-15 Satellite Launch from F-15_02      A feasability paper by Avichai Socher and Alon Gany of the Ireal Institute of Technology on launching micro satelites using a combat aircraft like the F-15 Eagle. Interesting reading and dove tails with the F-15-deployed rocket Boeing was developing under the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program. Credit: Sariel Stiller

Click here to download paper in PDF form (0.7 Meg)

Info and video on ALASA here


Anonymous said...

Interesting. Ive never heard of this program before. Ive heard of the program (I forgot what it was called) to destroy satilites.

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