Monthly Archives: February 2018

Random Thoughts: A Now Rather Cold Take on BFR

When Elon gave his update on BFR at the IAC conference in Australia, I was originally going to post some thoughts right away. But with Falcon Heavy’s maiden launch attempt coming up tomorrow, I realized I still hadn’t collected my … Continue reading

Posted in BFR, Blue Origin, Random Thoughts, SpaceX | 49 Comments

AAS Paper Review: Practical Methodologies For Low Delta-V Penalty, On-Time Departures To Arbitrary Interplanetary Destinations From A Medium-Inclination Low-Earth Orbit Depot

I’d like to share a technical paper about propellant depots and interplanetary mission orbital dynamics that I helped co-author this past year, with the help of two of my astrogator friends, Mike Loucks and John Carrico of Space Exploration Engineering … Continue reading

Posted in Orbital Dynamics, Propellant Depots, Space Transportation, ULA | 11 Comments