Launching to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
- Shivers, C. Herbert
- October 21, 2008.
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- This viewgraph presentation reviews the planned launching to the Moon, and Mars. It is important to build beyond the capacity to ferry astronauts and cargo to low Earth orbit. NASA is starting to design new vehicles using the past lessons to minimize cost, and technical risks. The training and education of engineers that will continue the work of designing, testing and flying the vehicles is important to NASA. The following questions were addressed: 1) What is NASA's mission? 2) Why do we explore? 3) What is our timeline? 4) Why the Moon first? 5) What will the vehicles look like? 5) What progress have we made? 6) Who will be doing the work? and 7) What are the benefits of space exploration?
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- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 20090009302.
3rd International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety Conference (IAASS); 21-23 Oct. 2008; Rome; Italy.
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