Launch Vehicle Test Case-Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Author: PRICE® Research
This test case is based on the Launch Vehicle Systems 881C structure, weight distributions, and manufacturing complexities. All hardware objects are scaled to the weight of Falcon 9 launch vehicle. No changes are made to the software objects of the template. This example uses schedule dates of the Falcon 9 program. No attempt has been made to simulate the Falcon 9 design heritage or quantities of spares, prototypes, and production units. Therefore, this example should be viewed as an illustration of how the launch vehicle systems template can be used to produce a rough cost estimate of a known launch vehicle program.