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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
« Reply #20 on: 11/03/2017 10:51 PM »
What if?
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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
« Reply #21 on: 11/04/2017 02:46 AM »
What if?

That's a good representation of the Titan III/MOL launch vehicle.

The only oddity I can point out is that the SRBs and core stages are not in their stretched config. It looks great other than that.
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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
« Reply #23 on: 11/04/2017 11:50 AM »
What if?

That's a good representation of the Titan III/MOL launch vehicle.

The only oddity I can point out is that the SRBs and core stages are not in their stretched config. It looks great other than that.

I used a IIID and didn't upgrade to a IIIM.

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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
« Reply #24 on: 11/05/2017 09:38 PM »
I used a IIID and didn't upgrade to a IIIM.

A colleague has noted to me how similar the Titan IV is to the IIIM and suggested that much of the development work for the IV had already been done years earlier. I'm not sure I buy that, because they'd have to analyze the IV's performance for entirely different loads compared to the IIIM.

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Re: Whatif MOL had flown ?
« Reply #25 on: 11/05/2017 10:54 PM »
I used a IIID and didn't upgrade to a IIIM.

A colleague has noted to me how similar the Titan IV is to the IIIM and suggested that much of the development work for the IV had already been done years earlier. I'm not sure I buy that, because they'd have to analyze the IV's performance for entirely different loads compared to the IIIM.

I will have to find a suitable photo of a Titan IV and modify that.

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