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A simple and cheap first Moon mission: Lunar cubesat

To build sustainable momentum toward the Luna City vision, I think we need a relatively simple and cheap first Moon mission. A lunar cubesat (I am using the term in the "small and cheap satellite" sense) to study candidate locations for outposts and settlements would be a good first mission. ...
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Co-Founder, Space Cooperative
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Community Meeting #2 - Sunday March 4th - 11:00 AM (PST)

Space Decentral announces its second virtual community meeting! In this meeting we are going to introduce our proposed governance processes in more detail, and then discuss ideas around establishing working groups. It will take place on Sunday March 4th - 11:00 AM (PST) where you can join...
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Co-Founder, Space Cooperative
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Deep Space Gateway - Lunar City

We need to explore whether NASA's Deep Space Gateway is complementary or orthoganol to a Lunar City. I can do the necessary research to fulfill this.
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Senior Mission Design Systems Engineer - retired from NASA
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What can we learn from the Venus Project?

In many ways, the late Jacque Fresco’s design for the Venus Project (https://www.thevenusproject.com/) is quite aligned with some of the visions I have for Titanium Shores.
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Co-Founder, Space Cooperative
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Defining Mission Objectives for Luna City

This thread is created to spark off the defining the mission objectives for Luna City. (Note: I edited the title/body to reflect that we are in the mission objective definition phase)
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Building Design Outline

The scope of this document is to outline all information needed to visually design a building for Space Cooperative Manufacturing Lab for use on all of our documents / explanations. Site Information Size of lot: 0.5 acres topography: largely flat access to at least one of the fo...
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Synergy with Moon Village Association (and others)

Hi Luna City team. I just joined the Luna City crew. Congrats on pushing the needle on such an important initiative! Who am I? Engineer and enterpreneur with 15+ years experience in the Space industry. Have been supporting the Moon Village Association (https://moonvillageassociation.org/) ...
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Financial Entrepreneur & Space Systems Engineer
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LONG RANGE SENSORS...shields up!

At times engineers are the most annoying critics. Wayne Hale posted a blog reflecting on mistakes made in the shuttle program. At times engineers give us warnings we should listen to. But others may sense danger as well. We may need lawyers in specialties like ITARS, EXPORT, LAUNCH, UAS, OSHA...
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Not retiring; not too shy
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EGG BASKETS

If we need reusable rockets for economy can we afford to put all of our eggs in one basket? Fortunately capitalism encourages innovators to deliver alternative technologies and no one system will hold entire markets forever. Biplanes did eventually let the metal monoplane have a place. If Sp...
Dil2
Not retiring; not too shy
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"National Space Council backs incremental space regulatory reform"

http://spacenews.com/national-space-council-backs-incremental-space-regulatory-reform/ Some promising developments here, simplifying launch licensing and streamlining regulations would be a good thing. Needs to be done in a way consistent with international treaty obligations, of course. Too...
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