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[NSS]NASA Announces Design for New Deep Space Exploration System
« on: September 14, 2011, 07:08:14 PM »
NASA Announces Design for New Deep Space Exploration System

NASA announced the following on their website today (no costs were provided):
NASA is ready to move forward with the development of the Space Launch  System — an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an  entirely new national capability for human exploration beyond Earth’s  orbit. The Space Launch System will give the [...]

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Re: [NSS]NASA Announces Design for New Deep Space Exploration System
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2020, 12:15:27 PM »
The cost of two flights in the program is $30 billion. For the cost of those first two flights you could instead buy 300 flights of Falcon Heavy, not including Dragon, so maybe 200 or so flights with Dragon. The best thing for a human future in space would be to cancel this program.

 

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