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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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what kind of valves are used in payload fairing for venting?

Answer: Butterfly Valves. I found references to both valved and unvalved payload fairing (PLF) vents. Apparently the valves (if used) control the rate of pressure drop. Within the PLF are a number of ...
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