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#1 2023-03-17 06:06:06

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Launching invasion fleets to other Moons and Planets

The MER Mars Rover Spirit and 'Oppy' were a pair, Viking 1 and 2 were a pair of NASA Mars landers, China might launch pairs of spacecraft to study Jupiter and Neptune while European-Japanese missions also look at missions to study the planet's.

There might also be more advances in 3d printing, small reactors and AI that help payloads once they arrive, a larger payload can fit into a rocket fold up almost in an origami pattern and make itself in flight or upon arrival.

Venus

'The Best Way to Learn About Venus Could Be With a Fleet of Balloons'
https://www.universetoday.com/160600/th … -balloons/

Interest in the exploration of Venus has kicked up a notch lately, especially after a contested recent discovery of phosphine, a potential biosignature, in the planet’s atmosphere. Plenty of missions to Venus have been proposed, and NASA and ESA have recently funded several. However, they are mainly orbiters, trying to peer into the planet’s interior from above. But they are challenged by having to see through dozens of kilometers of an atmosphere made up of sulfuric acid. 

That same atmosphere is challenging for ground missions. While some of the recently funded missions include a component on the ground, they are missing an opportunity that isn’t afforded on many other planets in the solar system – riding along in the atmosphere. Technologists have proposed everything from simple balloons to entire floating cities – we even heard of a plan to enclose the entirety of Venus in a shell and live on the surface of that shell. But for now, balloons seem to be a more straightforward answer. That is the mission modality proposed by a team of researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to discover more about something that was only confirmed to exist on Venus in the last week – volcanism.

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#2 2023-03-17 08:02:17

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Re: Launching invasion fleets to other Moons and Planets

Around our Earth

'SpaceX launches 40 more OneWeb internet satellites'
https://www.yahoo.com/news/spacex-launc … 54943.html

and what one might do with a mission that could deploy 40 power generating Lander, Rovers, Helicopters or Excavators.

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#3 2023-06-18 02:36:06

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Re: Launching invasion fleets to other Moons and Planets

At the Beginning of the Space Age a Satellite Industry Growth was slow, the Russian Soviets launched Sputnik and the USA had Telstar in 1962 successfully relayed through space the first television pictures. Now it is common to see dozens launched at once, Elon Musk can launch as many as 72. The sky over Mars could be completely transformed long before humans arrive.

How 41 satellites were deployed by CZ2D rocket.
https://twitter.com/CNSAWatcher/status/ … 1367865347

Watch SpaceX’s 200th rocket landing after putting 72 satellites in orbit
https://metro.co.uk/2023/06/13/spacex-r … -18942561/

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#4 2023-08-12 08:40:04

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Re: Launching invasion fleets to other Moons and Planets

We Could SCATTER CubeSats Around Uranus To Track How It Changes

https://www.universetoday.com/162722/we … t-changes/



other discussions

'Which other planets can you see humans on? - Within our solar system at one point'
https://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=2028
'Moons of the solar system.'
https://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=10085

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