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    ISP figure corrected...it is 14500 s at its best.

    This is bigger now...a bit heavier than shuttle but smaller.

    If you wanna make it profitabale the tickets must be pretty expensive as the fuel alone ís 6-7 million euros.
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    My claim is here. Based on limited amount of calculations.
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    Some tuning to get more Delta-V for the LEO with initial booster/mothership.

    You have to do 25 trips to Mars with T-bird 2 ( on send one every week for 5 months ) to get 100 people on Mars like Elon Musk is doing with one shot.
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    Aeroplane like design for going to space have been studied.
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    Hello!

    Fanny thing happened on this design today. I counted if it could land on Mars.... The mothership...and it could at 200 km/t speed only. As it has 1/3 wing loading of the space Shuttle....and the Mars gravity is just 38%. How come nobody realized this...on fumes it can land on Mars at 100 mph.
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    This is a win win situation...even if the mothership crashes a bit the orbiter can sent the lander to pickem 2 pilots up. Plane could have the stuff to start a colony whole 30 metric ton of it. Also the mothership could be a shelter as it is.
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    I ended up on this concept. This gives a change to put 52 people on orbit or ISS. Considering that americans pay 70 mio usd to russian per astronaut to get them to ISS the 115 000 € fuel cost per customer does not sound ja too bad does it ? Fuel cost is estimated to be 3% of the expenses in space travel today.
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    Calculations for investors to make this more believable.
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    Nuclear power is obsolete in space; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXiitWK_6Qg

    Isaac Arthus tells us that Zubrin mentioned that 1 kg of nuclear power delivers only 10 watts...when solar panels actually do make 1000 watts per kg.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXiitWK_6Qg
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    Solar arrays are coming... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8SUrR8Rb7o
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    Bridge explained and habitat rolling G force. Also comparison with the 1979 Space Shuttle.

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    New feature added and comparison with 1979 designed shuttle.
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    Here are my landing strips on the Mars on Holden Crater. These could be checked with the faster ships klander and 2 electric cars and then flagged for the big mothership for landing. Each are 20 km long.
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    Any comments or questions so far ? Feel free to ask.
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    I realized one thing today. This could made really simple with only SRBs. Just that it is then heavier and has no throttle and is not reusable.
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