View Full Version : CEV vs. Apollo

2006-Mar-03, 11:03 PM
The resemblance is easy to see -- each is a blunt-nosed, cone-shaped capsule that's strapped to a rocket and sent to the moon, where it deploys a lunar lander and then returns to Earth for a parachute landing.

There are important differences, however:

Here (http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/space/03/03/cev.vs.apollo/index.html?eref=yahoo)


Launch window
2006-Mar-06, 06:31 PM
thanks for the link

2006-Mar-07, 07:15 PM
Moved from Astronomy to Space Exploration.

Launch window
2006-Mar-29, 10:01 PM
NASA contest goes on
Teams get extension
By Jim Skeen, Staff Writer
PALMDALE - NASA will keep two aerospace-industry teams vying to build American's next manned spacecraft on the job longer than expected, extending their work until the space agency picks one as a winner, possibly as early as August.