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Exploration Imagery
Routine 24-hour flights to the Moon could employ detachable crew modules atop nuclear thermal transfer vehicles
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S99-04186 (1996) --- Routine 24-hour flights to the Moon could employ detachable crew modules atop nuclear thermal transfer vehicles. By transferring the module from one propulsion element to the next, the passengers could complete their trip to the lunar surface without ever leaving the module. This image produced for NASA by Pat Rawlings and Bill Gleason, (SAIC). Technical concepts for NASA's Exploration Office, Johnson Space Center (JSC).

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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