Kistler Aerospace Corporation is preparing to initiate commercial launch services beginning in 2000using its fully reusable K-1 launch vehicle. This K-1 Payload User’s Guide provides information topotential customers regarding vehicle performance, payload design criteria, payload environments,mission planning and integration, and launch operations and facilities.This user’s guide will be periodically updated. All comments and suggestions for additionalinformation are welcome.For any clarifications or comments, please contact:Debra Facktor LeporeManager, Payload SystemsKistler Aerospace Corporation3760 Carillon PointKirkland, Washington 98033(425) 889-2001(425) 803-3303E-mail:email@example.com Website:www.kistleraerospace.com © Copyright 1999 Kistler Aerospace Corporation. All rights reserved.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURES LIST OF TABLES ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
K-1 Program Overview
Summary of Available Launch Services
Key Customer Advantages
K-1 VEHICLE OVERVIEW
Launch Vehicle Description