‘’Apart from spacecrafts and ground units, another main part of space operations is launch system. Launch systems function is to lift-off spacecraft, carry it out of the atmosphere and position it in the orbit. Launch system exists of launch vehicle and launch facility.’’
Launch vehicle is actually a rocket that shows different properties like size, stages according to launch mission and carried spacecraft. Apart from rockets there have been some other projects to carry useful loads to the space, (like space elevator) but they couldn’t go any further than theory. Main objectives of launch vehicle is to provide enough potential and kinetic energy respectively to the vehicle to reach a certain altitude and velocity. And protect the load from heat that is caused by atmospheric friction.
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