Saturday, June 27, 2009
The Ares Alternative - Part 2: John Shannon's Side-mount shuttle presentation to the Augustine Commission
A pdf slide show related to this Augustine Committee video can be found at the following URL:
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IEEE Spectrum has an excellent special report on the technology needed for human voyages to Mars, posting several interesting articles on the subject. For Mars enthusiast, this is a can't miss report.
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Links and References Space Technology Game Changing Development Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) Nuclear Rockets to Mars (The 1960s)...
Earth's continents if the polar ice caps melt completely, raising global sea levels nearly 80 meters Sea levels are rising. And global ...
Siting Ocean Nuclear Power Plants in Remote US Territorial Waters for the Carbon Neutral Production of Synfuels and Industrial ChemicalsUS island territorial waters most suitable for floating nuclear synplexes: Uninhabited islands: Jarvis Island, Palmyra Atoll ...
Links and References FIAT-e500-Battery-electric-plugin-hybrid-car-with-methanol-fuel-cell-range-extender New methanol fuel cell c...
(Part II) Practical Timelines and Funding for Establishing Permanent Outpost on the Moon and Mars using Propellant Producing Water Depots and SLS and Commercial Launch CapabilityTwin Lunar Regolith Habitats (LRH) on the sintered surface of a lunar outpost. Surrounding walls are composed of aluminum panels that ...
Links and References Seasteading Institute Seasteading
(Part IV) A Practical Timeline for Establishing a Permanent Human Presence on the Moon and Mars using SLS and Commercial Launch CapabilityThree Mars Regolith Habitats (MRH) connected to a transparent martian biosphere covered with a water shielded biodome. by Marcel F. Wil...
(Part III) A Practical Timeline for Establishing a Permanent Human Presence on the Moon and Mars using SLS and Commercial Launch CapabilityA rotating artificial gravity space station in Mars orbit beyond the orbital arc of Deimos. One ETLV-4 crew lander is docked ...
Links and References Atomic power stations out at sea may be better than inland ones Underwater Power Plants T he Flexblue syste...
NASA OTV with single stage reusable lunar lander (credit NASA) by Marcel Williams In 2009, President Obama inherited an annua...