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Double Whammy

john hare It appears I missed a trick on the Lunar fueled post.  If two units of volatile mass are launched from the moon to sling around the Earth in opposite directions, they can theoretically impact each other with a … Continue reading

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Post a Day

john hare In helping Jon complete the post a day for a month celebrating 10 years of selenian boondocks, I found I’m not very good at nonspontaneous writing. When I have an idea that I’m passionate about and I write … Continue reading

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Lap Construction

probationary second string substitute apprentice relief bloggers’ helper in training john hare Everybody that reads my posts knows that I think most people get way too complicated with launch assist platforms. In my post last week I suggested a really … Continue reading

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Lunar Supplied Material Propulsion Question

probationary second string substitute apprentice relief blogger in training john hare I had a thought on a concept that’s even weirder the most the ones that I have. I have long thought that the most useful product the moon has … Continue reading

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SpaceX Downselect by Senate?

Second string substitute apprentice relief blogger in training john hare The various antics of our elected officials in Washington tend to bring into question their motives and loyalties. The commercial crew  cuts by the house that were cut even further … Continue reading

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Custom LAP

Second string substitute apprentice relief blogger john hare. In my last post I described a new type of turbojet based on my cage jet of years ago. The engine I described has the capability of good thrust and good fuel … Continue reading

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Cage Truejet

Second string substitute  relief blogger john hare. Some years ago I did a few posts about an air turborocket with the bladeing based on the squirrel cage fan. October of 2008 if you’re interested.  Some varieties of the squirrel cage … Continue reading

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Taong Boondocks Post on Service

For today’s installment of my month of blogging, I did a post on Taong Boondocks (my other blog) about Service and the Atonement. Advanced warning–it’s an LDS religious philosophy piece, so if religion isn’t interesting to you I should be … Continue reading

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Asteroids as Transportation Hubs

This is a sketch from a post I did in 2009  about moving asteroids using their own rotational energy to sling ISRU mass  to change their orbit. http://selenianboondocks.com/2009/09/moving-asteroids/ With Jons’ last post, I got to speculating about other ways of … Continue reading

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Turbinozzle

Sometimes the ideas I throw out are obscure and hard to communicate, and sometimes they are so blindingly obvious that they have been rehashed many times in the decades past. Since I have no feel for which is which, sometimes … Continue reading

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