MOL Presentation

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Hi folks,

here it is a presentation jointly written, and drawed, by me and Dwayne Allen Day.
It covers almost all the aspects of this interesting and unlucky project and it took more the 3 months of work to be prepared.

A small note: on Slide 6 the SAMOS E-5 is labelled as "Manned". Of course the E-5 wasn't started as manned project but USAF did foreseen a manned derivative, so this is the sense of the label.

Enjoy it!!
 

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fantastic, wonderfull

by the way, you know the NASA MOL proposal
at U-ship.com ?
 
Michel Van said:
fantastic, wonderfull

by the way, you know the NASA MOL proposal
at U-ship.com ?

Of course.
But, in principle, the presentation is focused about the military aspects of MOL project.
As written by Dwayne there wasn't NASA's MOL but only company proposal attempts to save the programme.

Anyway I do not exclude a further update with a specific chart for MOL derivatives including the proposal submitted to NASA.
 
archipeppe said:
As written by Dwayne there wasn't NASA's MOL but only company proposal attempts to save the programme.

...Excellent artwork on your part, Arch!

Q: Do you do actual 3D rendering work? If so, have you considered doing meshes for any of these concepts?
 
OM said:
...Excellent artwork on your part, Arch!

Q: Do you do actual 3D rendering work? If so, have you considered doing meshes for any of these concepts?

Many thanks OM.

Effectively I could do it using AutoCad
I could try out to obtain meshes from Canvas drawing and see what happens....
 
Impressive - was it presented at a conference or similar?

Regards,

Greg
 
GTX said:
Impressive - was it presented at a conference or similar?

Regards,

Greg

Not yet, it will be in future.
But it will also used for my lectures at Faculty of Engineering of University of Naples.... :D
 
archipeppe said:
GTX said:
Impressive - was it presented at a conference or similar?

Regards,

Greg

Not yet, it will be in future.
But it will also used for my lectures at Faculty of Engineering of University of Naples.... :D

Interesting - what particular subject?

Regards,

Greg
 
GTX said:
Interesting - what particular subject?

Regards,

Greg

Since 1997 I held a lecture-course focused about the configuration of manned spacecrafts.
Usually it is divided in three lessons, two hours each one, the first one about manned space capsules (American, Russian and Chinese), the second one about aerospaceplanes and the last one about space stations (MOL, Salyuts, Skylab, Mir and ISS).
 
MOL manufacture.
 

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Another one.
 

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The mockup.
 

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One possible configuration.
 

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A model with a reentry vehicle.
 

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Artist concept of a NASA double-MOL vehicle.
 

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archipeppe said:
GTX said:
Impressive - was it presented at a conference or similar?

Regards,

Greg

Not yet, it will be in future.
But it will also used for my lectures at Faculty of Engineering of University of Naples.... :D

Archipeppe...

Do you have the entire MOL presentation in one file to download? Thank you.
 
They don't do space hardware in that cute corrugated Junkers style anymore. :(
 
NERVA said:
Do you have the entire MOL presentation in one file to download? Thank you.

Of course but it's too large, even in zip file, to be post here.
Please contact me via pm....
 

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