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Old September 9 2012, 12:40 AM   #49
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Re: Envisioning the world of 2100

publiusr wrote: View Post
The point is that the folks of the 1960s pre-Moores Law--thought big about space
And they were dead wrong. "Big" isn't sustainable in space flight for any amount of time, unless you have an infinite supply of either capital or political will. The United States has NEITHER, and in the 60s we only had the political will because we were trying to beat the Russians.

Not everything has to be HLV but it should have its place.
It DOES have its place. It's called "the past."

The article is called Heavy lift is part of balanced system by Mike Armitage

Space news
http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/t...n-spaceflight/

At least ATK haters should enjoy this:
http://spaceflightnow.com/news/n1209/07liberty/
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