NASA going back to the moon in 2018

Posted by bink on September 20 2005, 5:33 PM. Posted in NASA.

NASA going back to the moon in 2018 for "only" 100 billion dollars spread over 14 years. A huge amount of money but still half of what the Apollo program costs. NASA saves money by reusing Apollo and Space Shuttle techniques and experience.There will be two rockets, 1 for the to moon transport vehicle and 1 for the crew.New heavy lift and crew launch vehicles New lunar landerengineering graphics and artwork by John Frassanito and Associates depict a lunar flight plan.engineering graphics and artwork by John Frassanito and Associates depict a lunar flight plan. Explore the new spaceship with a slideshow, video, animation and 3-D models in a Flash Feature.+ Full Resolution Images+ Animation (25 Mb QuickTime)  <----- Cool![Y]+ Frequently Asked Questions+ Fact Sheet (28 Kb PDF)+ Presentation (5.9 Mb PDF)+ Exploration Systems Web siteFull Story At Source