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Shuttle-era mission profile for a desperation moon mission

Warning: this answer is a bit more worldbuildy than rigorous. I can see two immediately plausible routes to a lunar return mission. Option A: This is the lower risk option (both in development ...
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Alternative small mass payload transportation from the moon to L5 besides rail gun and mass driver?

I have published a paper on a relatively recent concept, called a variable-pitch twin-screw launch system, was published in a paper entitled The Techno-Economic Viability of Actively Supported ...
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If a spacecraft's double hull filled with water is hit by a micrometeorite, could the water freezing or surface tension stop the leak?

So by adding a "stabliser" to H2O you can inheritly give it more combinations of useful structure wether it's in liquid solid or gaseous state,
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