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Number: 244/171.4
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With propulsion > Launch from surface to orbit > Horizontal launch
Description: Subject matter in which the launch takes place in a horizontal direction.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702041 Aerodynamic and spatial composite flight aircraft, and related piloting method Apr. 22, 2014
8528853 In-line staged horizontal takeoff and landing space plane Sep. 10, 2013
8403254 Aero-assisted pre-stage for ballistic rockets and aero-assisted flight vehicles Mar. 26, 2013
7934684 Rocket-powered vehicle racing competition May. 3, 2011
7523892 Centripetal reflex method of space launch Apr. 28, 2009
7458544 Method and apparatus for dropping a launch vehicle from beneath an airplane Dec. 2, 2008
7281682 Spacecraft and launch system Oct. 16, 2007
7252270 System and method for launching a missile from a flying aircraft Aug. 7, 2007
7240878 High wing monoplane aerospace plane based fighter Jul. 10, 2007
7131613 High-altitude launching of rockets lifted by helium devices and platforms with rotatable wings Nov. 7, 2006
6119985 Reusable rocket-propelled high altitude airplane and method and apparatus for mid-air oxidizer transfer to said airplane Sep. 19, 2000
6068211 Method of earth orbit space transportation and return May. 30, 2000
6029928 Space launch vehicles configured as gliders and towed to launch altitude by conventional aircraft Feb. 29, 2000
5678784 Space vehicle and method Oct. 21, 1997
5626310 Space launch vehicles configured as gliders and towed to launch altitude by conventional aircraft May. 6, 1997
5564648 High altitude launch platform payload launching apparatus and method Oct. 15, 1996
5456424 High altitude launch platform payload launching apparatus and method Oct. 10, 1995
5295642 High altitude launch platform payload launching apparatus and method Mar. 22, 1994
4802639 Horizontal-takeoff transatmospheric launch system Feb. 7, 1989
D291555 Two-stage spacecraft with collapsible wings Aug. 25, 1987











 
 
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