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Accession Number N20120016901
Title DEPLOYTECH: Mars Sample Return Concept Study Delta Results.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 19p
Personal Author T. Russell
Abstract Agenda for this presentation is Exhaust options to reduce the launch numbers from 3 to 2: (1) Mass Reduction of Max-C Rover, ACO Orbiter, and or ACO ERS (2) Eliminate Max-C Rover (3) Launch vehicle options (4) Solar Sail for all interplanetary propulsion, chemical for maneuvering Goal would be to: (1) Brainstorm any other alternatives we have not considered (2) Eliminate any of the options listed above (3) Go forward with a possible viable option that is identified.
Keywords Alternatives
Cost reduction
Earth-mars trajectories
Interplanetary spacecraft
Mars exploration
Mars sample return missions
Mission planning
Solar sails
Spacecraft design
Weight reduction

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 54 - Astronomy & Astrophysics
84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1313
Contract Number N/A

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