Tuesday, February 21, 2006

CEV vs. Apollo

'When NASA administrator Michael Griffin unveiled the agency’s plans for the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV), he described it as "Apollo on steroids". The resemblance is easy to see—each is a blunt-nosed, cone-shaped capsule that’s strapped to a rocket and sent to the moon, where it deploys a lunar lander and then returns to Earth for a parachute landing...' More


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