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"Centauri Dreams" by Geoffrey A. Landis
I just received my copy of Paul Gilster's new book _Centauri Dreams: Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration_. This is a book about people working on...
November 22nd 04 04:23 PM
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"Nasa rover breaks down" - Martians did it! by Moi
All over the news today is news that the Spirit rover has stopped communicating 'properly' with Earth. ...
January 23rd 04 10:02 AM
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"Off the shelf" heavy lift??? by Phil Paisley
Take 2 Shuttle SRBs, possibly the 5 segment ones that were just tested. Hang a Delta 4 core between them (gonna look odd, but no odder than a Titan 4). ...
November 23rd 03 06:49 AM
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"Reinventing the Solar Power Satellite" paper by Geoffrey A. Landis
For any of you with an interest in Solar Power Satellite (SPS, or SSPS) concepts, I finally received NASA Technical Memorandum copies of my papers "Reinventing...
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June 24th 04 09:35 PM
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"shuttle"/BDB combo and fertilizer? by BllFs6
Hi all.... While Im sure this ISNT a new idea....I havent seen it discussed lately....so here we go... Did some web research awhile ago and found some...
December 1st 03 10:19 PM
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"Stack" rocket concept? by IsaacKuo
I've long noticed that the problem with the space industry is limited demand. With demand for only so many space shots, there doesn't seem to be a potential...
December 5th 05 05:41 PM
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1 Lensjet by johnhare
An acceleration jet needs more low velocity thrust to be useful in the boost role than on the high end where the high altitude rocket engines can be expected...
July 13th 03 07:47 PM
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20040308224949-20252: Need an exact description (blue prints ?) of the Lunar Laser reflectors left by Apollo. by Rusty Barton
Robomod had the following to say about this post: - submission from unregistered poster - the article is crossposted to another moderated newsgroup Article...
March 9th 04 06:49 AM
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25 years in space? by samtkc
I hope this question is not too far afield (or too morbid), but does anyone know what would happen to a dead body after 25 years of drifting in space inside a...
December 5th 14 01:18 AM
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3 Lensjet by johnhare
At home I don't actually number the dozens of possible configurations of the lensjet. I'm doing it here to keep track in case anyone gets interested. Most of...
July 19th 03 02:46 PM
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3D Mars by Duram
Why we can not find in the web those beautiful color 3D pictures of Mars? are they holding them for future release in books?
February 17th 04 09:06 AM
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4 posts around launch site? by Roy Smith
There's an image (http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/141349main_06pd0094.jpg) on the Nasa web site of the New Horizons launch, showing 4 towers surrounding...
January 23rd 06 12:53 AM
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A first blueprint for interstellar travel by Abdul Ahad
I was toying with this idea for a *possible* futuristic voyage to Alpha Centauri, with a big emphasis on water and life support resource mining from comets and...
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October 23rd 04 07:21 PM
by Ian Stirling Go to last post
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A Moon base is too far; an asteroid ship better alternative:) by Bounty
Okay shoot me down if you have to but I think that "Ahad" guy had a neat idea and was on the right track with his "Celestial Titanic"...
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March 24th 05 12:35 AM
by Earl Colby Pottinger Go to last post
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A new planet? by Peter Fairbrother
Suppose you joined Mars and Venus together with a big elastic band? -- Peter Fairbrother
August 30th 03 02:40 AM
by Anthony Q. Bachler Go to last post
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A noteworthy 'amatuer' technology. by Ken S. Tucker
I think this is reasonable for this group. Below (++++) is a report recieved via email on a project SS2S. It uses an unusual staging technology known as...
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August 8th 09 10:22 PM
by Ken S. Tucker Go to last post
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A re-entry parachute? by Allen Meece
Apparantly the Russians are testing a reentry parachute and it makes me wonder, is exotic high tech heat-shielding really necessary for reentry? We all know...
October 6th 03 05:02 PM
by Henry Spencer Go to last post
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A small, polar-orbiting moon by Bill Bogen
I'd like input from all you orbital mechanics out there as to this concept's feasibility: What if sometime in prehistory, the Earth had captured a Near...
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October 30th 03 01:11 PM
by Bill Bogen Go to last post
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A Space Elevator for Real? by Kip Ingram
I saw a report on space.com recently describing what appear to be real consideration of a space elevator, using carbon nanotube technology to get enough...
October 23rd 03 05:50 PM
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A third way for rockets? by Remy Villeneuve
Found interesting things on the Web tonight: http://www.flometrics.com/rockets/rocket_pump/rocketpump.htm Very, very interesting approach... I'm even tempted...
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January 12th 05 03:45 AM
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