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Northrop Grumman completes lunar lander study for Golden Spike Company

Posted May 10, 2013 by

Northrop Grumman image This figure shows a preliminary sketch of the minimalist ascent pod with surface habitat concept packaged in a five-meter diameter payload fairing. The pressurized compartments and propellant tanks easily fit in the available space. Ascent thrusters are mounted on outriggers that are folded up to fit in the payload fairing and the…

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