Author Topic: Martin Orbit Project - Giant Single-Stage-to-Orbit Rocket from 1946  (Read 954 times)

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Offline jzichek

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New article reproducing a September 1946 progress report on the Martin Orbit Project is now up on

This huge rocket project appears to be a refinement of Martin's earlier High Altitude Test Vehicle (HATV) proposal, an ambitious single-stage-to-orbit satellite launch vehicle designed for the U.S. Navy immediately after WW II. The accompanying gallery features 24 images, including several high resolution drawings of the vehicle.