Andrew Luers's scientific contributions

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Conference Paper
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Gateway Earth Development Group seeks to design a technically and economically viable architecture for interplanetary space exploration. We are proposing to utilise space tourism as an enabler for the development of a space station in Earth’s geostationary orbit (GEO), at which interplanetary spacecraft could be build and serviced to take astronaut...


... Permanent supplies are brought to the station only once; their quantity can be estimated based solely on the number of astronauts, i.e. 14 crew members and tourists in Gateway Earth station. Permanent supplies include accommodations such as freezers (2), ovens (2), toilets (4), showers (4), trash compactor, and exercise equipment. The total mass of permanent supplies amounts to 7.3 t. ...