Monthly Archives: May 2015

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http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucfbiac/Lunar_resources_review_preprint_accepted_manuscript.pdf The naysaying that is thrown at any comments on the internet made about using lunar resources (ISRU) is quite amazing. Figure 10 in the recent paper on lunar resources is one simple way to slap such foolishness down. Advertisements

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The Fall of Musk

Personally, I have nothing against him. It is what he is doing to space exploration that makes me want to see him incarcerated. What are the odds of Elon doing the DeLorean perp walk? He certainly has enemies who do … Continue reading

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Bolden Buying SpaceX Stock

http://www.spacepolicyonline.com/news/bolden-if-we-dont-pull-together-were-not-going-to-mars “-defended the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) and the decision for the United States not to return humans to the lunar surface. Humans on the lunar surface makes sense for activities like in-situ resource utilization, but he wants the United … Continue reading

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Interplanetary Missions

By Gary Michael Church Triton is my favorite moon and it is so far out there I always think about how long it would take to get there. Earth escape velocity: 11.2 km/s If each H-bomb can impart 100 mph … Continue reading

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Hillary on the Moon

Climate change is shaping up to be a major campaign issue. Space has never been a real campaign issue in a Presidential election. That may change as the only solution to global warming is exposed to public view in the … Continue reading

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The Coming Zeppelin Satellite Apocalypse

Gary Michael Church The dirigible airship, the Zeppelin, may well spell the end of the satellite industry within a decade or two. Using new technology to make safe (with a double hull nitrogen ignition barrier), manipulate, and utilize the hydrogen … Continue reading

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Amazon Women on the Moon

Gary Michael Church In my view Paul Spudis has the correct solution; he has on several occasions written about a “Space Navy” as a separate agency. Having been in on the birth of the Department of Homeland Security I know … Continue reading

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