Why couldn't a modernized and revised Space Shuttle with attached fuel tanks be used to go to the moon with a moon lander in it's cargo bay?

  • $\begingroup$ Related: space.stackexchange.com/q/1829/58, space.stackexchange.com/q/12156/58 $\endgroup$
    – called2voyage
    Jul 24, 2018 at 15:20
  • $\begingroup$ @GdD I don't know--that's not exactly a solid answer to a potential Shuttle 2.0, though perhaps the question leans toward being opinion based. $\endgroup$
    – called2voyage
    Jul 24, 2018 at 15:31
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    $\begingroup$ The linked answer covers it I think @called2voyage, a modernized shuttle would have the same challenges. There's nothing new here. $\endgroup$
    – GdD
    Jul 24, 2018 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ @GdD I thought that might be the case, but wasn't sure if it was a slam dunk. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! $\endgroup$
    – called2voyage
    Jul 24, 2018 at 15:47


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