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Offline nickd

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Latest Russian projects for manned Mars expedition
« on: March 05, 2009, 07:43:43 am »
This is one of the variants of the interplanetary tug - with 4 nuclear reactors 15 MW each, using Brayton cycle, liquid droplet radiators and Xenon fueled Ion Engines. Total mass of the tug - 700 mT, fuel mass - 580 mT.


More renders of this variant, and little info about other dicussed variants here:
http://nickd.freehostia.com/OrbiterVault/mars.html

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