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FLEX – Flexible Exploration Architecture

I wrote this architecture proposal, FLEX, a few years ago. It analyzes NASA’s approach that the ESAS study picked and notices how most of the mass in a lunar exploration stack in LEO is actually liquid oxygen. By using a … Continue reading

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Ares V is in a Bit of a Trouble

David Harris finally wrote the article on NSF that was a long time coming. Ares V might very well move to 5.5 segment SRB:s. There goes the commonality with Ares I. Mike Griffin, Scott Horowitz, Doug Stanley and the others … Continue reading

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