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edwest

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I think I'll wait until something is launched. And going to Mars with people? I strongly doubt it. It would be far more cost effective to send drilling equipment, a water purifying plant/system and a suitable greenhouse with seeds, plus power. Then, with a source of water and crops growing, all on video, then, maybe.
 

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Forgot to copy this over yesterday:

 

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I seem to recall a fellow who was selling parcels of land on the Moon...
 

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Next bombshell in this NASA news is

Blue origin & Lockheed will use New Glenn and Vulcan rocket
SpaceX that Starship it launch it Self into space on superheavy
Dynetics will use private rockets to launch their lander

Boeing and SLS not a word
Oh by the way seems there again trouble with SLS core stage about leakage
 

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Next bombshell in this NASA news is

Blue origin & Lockheed will use New Glenn and Vulcan rocket
SpaceX that Starship it launch it Self into space on superheavy
Dynetics will use private rockets to launch their lander

Boeing and SLS not a word
Oh by the way seems there again trouble with SLS core stage about leakage
Dynetics does have SLS as a backup option. Also I thought the leakage issue had been denied.
 

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Also I thought the leakage issue had been denied.
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This is risk analysis language. What's the worst thing that could go wrong and how badly would it impact schedule if it does?

It's not saying that leaks ARE happening, just that leaks COULD happen (because cryo tank seals and gaskets are hard) and IF they do happen, it would affect schedule.
 

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One point of view:


And another point of view:

 

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