Re: SPACE: Why so much EVA on ISS?

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Mar 18 2001 - 20:35:15 MST

Anders Sandberg wrote:

> Spike Jones <> writes:
> > Kistler Engineering has a lot better chance of making a successful
> > design than a resurrected VentureStar, I would reckon.
> >
> >
> Looks nice, but it seems more suitable for just putting up satelites
> than people.

Sure but we already have a man-rated launcher, the shuttle. If
we had a good cheap satellite lifter, the two systems would
complement each other nicely. With Roton and VentureStar
dead, lets hope Kistler can make it fly. spike

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