Transportation -- of Earth, Lunar and Asteroidal Materials
Docking in lunar orbit, 1969, Apollo 11 lunar lander as photographed from lunar orbiter
Topics included and explained in this section:
How much less energy required to get off of the Moon:
Electromagnetic launcher in the Moon's vacuum, no fuel propellant needed for escape (though can have for later navigation):
Source: Space Studies Institute (SSI), Princeton, New Jersey, USA, ssi.org
These topics and more are explained in the sections below:
spacesettlement.com > Transportation
Additional, children pages of this current parent page:
L1,L2,...L5 Libration Points
Lunar Gravity Assist for Asteroids
Vehicles - Nearterm
Ionic MicroThrust (EPFL)
Vehicles - Longterm
Storability of Propellants
Russian Soyuz Manned
SpaceX, Falcon, Elon Musk
United Space Alliance
Stratolaunch, Paul Allen, Burt Rutan
Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos
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