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Thu May 9, 2019, 07:48 PM

Blue Origin unveils lunar lander



WASHINGTON — Blue Origin revealed new details about a lunar lander concept that the company’s founder says can support a human return to the moon by 2024.

The spacecraft is able to land 3.6 metric tons of cargo on the lunar surface, with a “stretch tank” version capable of landing 6.5 metric tons on the surface. The lander has a deck on the top for hosting payloads, and a davit, or crane, to lower them to the lunar surface.

The lander uses liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen propellants, rather than storable hypergolics. “It’s very high performance,” he said of the choice of propellants.

******“Ultimately, we’re going to be able to get hydrogen from that water on the moon, and be able to refuel these vehicles on the surface of the moon.”*****... more: https://spacenews.com/blue-origin-unveils-lunar-lander/

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Hydrogen- the clean green fuel for the universe!

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Response to Aquila (Original post)

Thu May 9, 2019, 07:51 PM

1. Free hydrogen on the moon!

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Response to JaimeBondoJr (Reply #1)

Thu May 9, 2019, 08:16 PM

2. You would have fit in with the skeptics when the combustible engine was invented too

I suppose...



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Fri May 10, 2019, 03:49 AM

3. Damn youre obsessed with hydrogen power

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