At this point in the development of a Return to the Moon strategy, it is too early to fully define all aspects of the engineering designs A and operational plans that will be necessary for success in such an enterprise. This level of definition must await the synergistic interaction of the initial corporate and engineering team that will form when adequate financing to begin the enterprise is available. It is possible, however, to outline many first-level, logical and experience-born constraints on the development of these plans. This chapter and Chapters 5 to 7 will discuss the overall economics of Moon rockets, helium-3 fusion, lunar helium-3 resources, and lunar helium-3 production, respectively, in relation to first-level technical, operational, and cultural constraints.
KeywordsLunar Surface Fusion Power Saturn System Booster System Fusion Power Plant
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