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Comparative analysis of the dynamic operating modes of verticalization system layout solutions for an advanced super-heavy space rocket

Published: 28.07.2022

Authors: Zotov V.G., Nikitin A.O., Yazykov A.V., Nikitin A.O., Yazykov A.V.

Published in issue: #7(127)/2022

DOI: 10.18698/2308-6033-2022-7-2195

Category: Aviation and Rocket-Space Engineering | Chapter: Ground Complexes, Launch Equipment, Aircraft Exploitation

In recent years, Russia has been working on an option of creating a super-heavy-class Yenisei space rocket designed to implement long-range programs for exploring the Moon and deep space. At the moment, the project has been suspended, but the task is still relevant. The paper comparatively analyses the dynamic processes occurring at certain operational stages of the installation unit during the verticalization of the super-heavy-class Yenisei space rocket. In order to select their optimal design, we examined several designs of certain units and elements of the rocket verticalization system. The rocket configuration introduced in this paper was used to evaluate the functioning of the installation unit, whose design can be further modified for a new product. The relevance of the study lies in the analysis of specific operating modes of a fundamentally new type of installation units, which has not previously been used in Russia and the USSR. Relying on the calculations, we found the most suitable configuration of the nodes and elements of the verticalization system. Design solutions were proposed to reduce the dynamic loads on the rocket in the process of lifting and installation on the launch pad.

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