Monthly Archives: May 2013

“Where, Why and How?” – Concerns of the House Subcommittee on Space

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be – Alfred Lord Tennyson, Locksley Hall Where there is no vision, the people perish – Proverbs … Continue reading

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Heavy, Man….Heavy

A basic principle of spaceflight is that simpler is preferred to the more complex.  The use of a heavy lift launch vehicle (HLV) is “simpler,” in that fewer launches of big rockets creates less risk than an architecture requiring multiple … Continue reading

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