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6536708 Take-off device for airplanes  
A take-off device includes a telescopic arrangement of three pipes arranged in a frame. The telescopic arrangement can pivot to a limited extent. The frame is mounted on a horizontal axis running...
6508435 Method for controlling an aerospace system to put a payload into an orbit  
Aerospace technology, in particular, methods for orbital injection of payloads (communication satellites, monitoring satellites, etc.) into low and medium earth orbits with the aid of aerospace...
6508178 Aerial fireworks product having synthetic resinous stabilizing base  
The product includes a self-propelled aerial pyrotechnic device and an upright launch tube for the device. The device is closely confined within the launch tube so as to be maintained in an...
6457673 Mobile aircraft launcher  
A mobile aircraft launcher includes a towable, tiltable, wheeled trailer, a launch beam comprising a plurality of sections hinged to one another, an aircraft-engaging shuttle mounted on the launch...
6450452 Fly back booster  
A reusable first stage (100) includes a booster engine system (102) for providing thrust during launch, a structural assembly (108), canards (118), jet engines (122), wings (124), elevons (126)...
6394392 Aircraft having multiple fuselages  
The present invention relates to an aircraft having a plurality of fuselages for increased payload. More specifically, the aircraft has a central fuselage, and first and second side-saddle...
6380526 Employing booster trajectory in a payload inertial measurement unit  
A payload launching method measures the attitude of a booster during a launch with an inertial measurement unit on the payload to compare the actual booster trajectory with a desired trajectory to...
6354182 Launch assist system  
A launch assist system for supplementing the launch acceleration forces of a projectile, rocket or missile. An airtight chamber covered by a flexible elastic membrane supports a platform in the...
6311926 Space tram  
A spacecraft may be launched into outer space around the earth by magnetically suspending a sky tube having an inlet on earth and an outlet at altitude. The sky tube is evacuated, and the...
6305642 Glider launching device  
A device for launching a flying structure having a nose end and a tail end, having a cradle member having a first and a second end, a nose engagement member having a first and second end, a tail...
6260802 Pneumatic airborne ejection system for aerospace vehicles  
An airborne pneumatic launch tube ejection system to described for launching an aerospace vehicle/payload into orbit. The system can be installed in a jet transport aircraft without requiring...
6085682 Strap assembly for parasailing  
A parasailing assembly to suspend a rider from a parachute which is being towed by a boat, with the rider supported by one of various rider support structures, such as a body harness or a seat...
6059235 Interplanetary transfer method  
A method for increasing the payload that can be delivered by a given launch vehicle to a selected target in an interplanetary space mission, without increasing the transfer time to reach the...
6029928 Space launch vehicles configured as gliders and towed to launch altitude by conventional aircraft  
An orbital launch vehicle equipped with aerodynamic lifting surfaces is towed as a glider behind a conventional aircraft. The launch vehicle is used to place spacecraft into low earth orbit. The...
6007023 Cable restraint system for aircraft engine run-up tests  
The invention is a cable restraint system for an aircraft having first and second main landing gears equally spaced from the longitudinal axis of the aircraft; the system for securing the aircraft...
6007022 Internal combustion catapult  
An internal combustion catapult for loads such as an aircraft using much of the conventional steam system in that an existing elongated launch tube is utilized with an existing movable piston. The...
5984229 Extremely short takeoff and landing of aircraft using multi-axis thrust vectoring  
A system for enabling an aircraft to accomplish extremely short takeoffs and landings, which includes an integrated flight control system; a takeoff system; a landing system and a high...
5961069 Catapult exit shock absorber  
The invention relates to a temporary towing device intended to impart a very high acceleration to a mobile mass (A, TAV, CF). It comprises a guidance device (G), a carriage (C) mounted so that it...
5924648 System for upending/reclining launch vehicles  
An improved system is disclosed for upending/reclining an extraterrestrial vehicle. In one embodiment, first and second trunnion supports may be positioned on opposing sides of a u-shaped opening...
5915650 Aircraft wing with dual axis mobility  
A wing structure for hang gliders, ultralites, gliders, heavy aircraft, ornithopters and sailsoaring flying boats which has a first wing set that pivots on two axis, and a second wing set that...
5901922 Radiosconde balloon launching system  
A radiosonde balloon launching system including a silo for housing an array of radiosonde balloon modules and for sheltering radiosonde balloons during inflation, a base for containing radiosonde...
5895010 Radiosonde Balloon Launching System  
A radiosonde balloon launching system including a silo for housing an array of radiosonde balloon modules and for sheltering radiosonde balloons during inflation, a base for containing radiosonde...
5884862 Automatic radiosonde balloon launching module  
A module for automatically launching a radiosonde balloon having a battery powered radiosonde tethered thereto, the module including a housing for the radiosonde balloon and radiosonde; and an...
5878980 Attenuation ring  
An attenuation ring assembly for mounting between the payload section and the booster section of a launch vehicle is disclosed. The ring assembly acts as a transient filter to delete or minimize...
5873549 Vehicle rotation and control mechanism  
A nose assembly and method for controlling the rotation and stabilizing the orientation of a vehicle during landing maneuvers. The vehicle includes a nose assembly that is coupled to an airframe...
5850989 Method and system for rapidly assembling a launch vehicle  
A method and a system of assembling a launch vehicle vertically on an aboveground platform are presented in the present invention. The method of the present invention enables a rapid assembly of...
5850987 Radiosonde ballon launching system  
A radiosonde balloon launching system including a silo for housing an array of radiosonde balloon modules and for sheltering radiosonde balloons during inflation, a base for containing radiosonde...
5842667 Vertical takeoff and landing mass transit system and method  
The invention relates to a mass transit method including a docking terminal where passengers are loaded onto a craft with integral passenger pod. The craft lifts vertically from the docking...
5816184 Rider support assembly for parasailing  
A parasailing assembly designed to suspend a rider from a parachute being towed by a boat, the assembly including a rider support structure formed of a rigid yet lightweight and buoyant material...
5816539 Orbital assist module and interstage  
An orbital assist module and an interstage for a launch vehicle. The orbital assist module includes a cylindrical outer wall and a support structure secured to an inner surface of the cylindrical...
5799902 Economical launch vehicle  
A low-cost, liquid-propellant rocket launch vehicle having a central pod that carries an optional final-stage rocket engine cluster, and having additional engine clusters arranged in diametrically...
5765784 System and method for deploying multiple probes  
Systems (10, 10a) and a methods (40) that employ a spin-stabilized spacecraft (12) in combination with a support and deployment module (14) to carry a plurality of probes (16) containing...
5743492 Payload housing and assembly joint for a launch vehicle  
A launch vehicle payload housing and assembly joint for a launch vehicle, the housing comprising a shroud having first and second shell sections, and a frusto-conical payload adapter mounted in...
5740985 Low earth orbit payload launch system  
The orbital launch system is a three stage vehicle to launch orbital payloads. The system uses a turbofan powered aircraft as the first stage with an aerospacecraft attached by an underling...
5732906 Nose landing gear assembly for a catapult launched airplane  
A nose landing gear assembly for an airplane which can be launched with catapult assistance. The landing gear assembly includes a nose strut, upper drag link, lower drag link, launch bar and...
5699982 Spacecraft with heat dissipators mounted on thermally coupled shelves  
A spacecraft includes heat-radiating panels. Heat-generating boxes such as TWTs are mounted on shelves which are inside the spacecraft, where they cannot radiate to space. The shelves are coupled...
5695153 Launcher system for an unmanned aerial vehicle  
A launch system for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is contained in a portable trailer where all the components of the launch platform can be unfolded and/or attached to each other by hand...
5678784 Space vehicle and method  
A space vehicle has two stages: one containing an air motor; the other containing a rocket propellent motor. After the space vehicle has been launched, flexible wings such as parafoils can be used...
5669585 Elliptical orbit satellite, system, and deployment with controllable coverage characteristics  
A special set of elliptical satellite orbits are described which allow preferential coverage of one parameter over another. According to a first modification, the orbits are retrograde, and...
5667167 Methods and apparatus for reusable launch platform and reusable spacecraft  
A reusable single-stage-to-orbit spacecraft and a reusable launch assist platform provide a new system for space transportation. The platform has a frame with a cradle for supporting the...
5615847 Submarine launched unmanned aerial vehicle  
A submarine launched unmanned aerial vehicle comprises an elongated genery cylindrically-shaped body. Tail fins are stored in the body and are self-deployable to extend outwardly from the body. A...
5605306 Mechanical tow line regulation system for an airborne towed aerobody  
A mechanical regulation system for controlling tow line payout between the aerobody and a towing vehicle. The system comprises a housing, a nonrotating spool, and a tow line wound around the spool...
5603470 Airborne towed aerobody employing an expendable towing/deployment mechanism  
A launching and regulation system that incorporates an expendable towing and deployment mechanism for use with a towed aerobody that provides for launching and controlled tow line payout between...
5595358 Multipurpose airborne vehicle  
The present invention relates in general to aeronautical engineering and concerns specifically transport vehicles for transportation of liquid and loose cargoes. The invention provides an airborne...
5582366 Satellite fueling system and method therefor  
A self-contained fueling module (10) provides the exact amount of hydrazine necessary to fuel a satellite (50) prior to launch. The fueling module (10) includes a propellant tank (14), a vacuum...
5568901 Two stage launch vehicle and launch trajectory method  
A method of launching a two stage vehicle and a trajectory for use with a two stage vehicle which allows recovery of both stages at the launch site. This is accomplished by launching the first...
5564653 High performance anti-weather protection system for space shuttles and launching vehicles  
The present invention related to a protection system for the shuttle and its crew, against whether associated material fatigue, due to pre launch whether conditions, especially to the joints...
5564648 High altitude launch platform payload launching apparatus and method  
A high altitude launch platform, used to launch a payload into earth orbit, is part of a payload launch system having a payload launching rocket with an engine carried by the high altitude launch...
5531400 Airborne vehicle  
The present invention relates to construction of aircraft engines and has particular reference to the development of novel airborne vehicles. The invention is aimed at providing novel airborne...
5529264 Launch vehicle system  
A launch vehicle system includes at least one primary solid fuel motor, a shroud for housing a payload and an attitude control system. The attitude control system is connected intermediate the...

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