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Which orbital class rocket has highest TWR at liftoff?

Assuming that the question refers to thrust to "total vehicle" weight ratio, I would opine that the ratio is determined by the mission. A heavy launch-to-orbit vehicle would be loaded to ...
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Which orbital class rocket has highest TWR at liftoff?

Seems like JAXA's SS-520 with launch mass of 2,600 kg and 14,600 kgF average thrust would have TWR of about 5.6 data found here
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Which orbital class rocket has highest TWR at liftoff?

I took the data from the JSR Launch Vehicle Database, available here. This includes take-off thrust and launch mass, so the Thrust-to-Weight Ratio was easily calculated. Unfortunately this list also ...
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Using a reverse sling + compression sock to give an asteroid an initial boost - possible?

Yes, but only to a limited extent The first major constraint is forces on your vehicle. Looking at delta V maps it appears simple transfer orbits to asteroids are arriving with more than one kilometer ...

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