Mission Control
Ed Kulis

Breakfast on the Moon #3

Breakfast On The Moon principally celebrates the 50th anniversaries of the Apollo manned missions to the Moon. Breakfast On The Moon #3 is the third

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Featured
Ed Kulis

Nasa Moon Program COVID Delays

NASA Moon Program and Hubble Telescope Successor Face COVID-19 Delays Read full article <<. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine was almost giddy when he unveiled the

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Earth
Ed Kulis

Airships today!

Airships lost out to conventional aircraft after a series of disastrous crashes. But now safer technology could be the key to their return. Zeppelins fill

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Featured
Ed Kulis

Our New YouTube Channel

Check out the first video on the new Sacramento L5 Society YouTube Channel Click Here for theSacramento L5 SocietyYouTubeChannel Page

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Mission Control
Ed Kulis

Space Port with Orbital Tether

Orbital Tethers Catch and Release Shave precious delta-V off the cost to orbit Why Orbiting Tethers• Orbiting tethers: long tethers making one revolution per orbit,

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Ed Kulis

They’re Made Out of Meat

Terry Bisson, in his short story, “They’re Made Out of Meat,” speculates on the odd fact that this material in our head has consciousness and

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Ed Kulis

A Cosmic Crisis

How a Dispute over a Single Number Became a Cosmological Crisis Two divergent measurements of how fast the universe is expanding cannot both be right.

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

Elon Musk Starship and Super Heavy

Starship and Super Heavy are the biggest, most important pieces of Elon Musk’sgrand plan for SpaceX, his private spaceflight company. Musk has repeatedly stressed that

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

Moon Industrial Complex

The Moon is gateway to space, and in the future it might serve as an industrial and mining complex fueling vast production of spaceships, rocket

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

O’Neill Cylinders

A look at O’Neill Cylinders, immense space habitats. Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/  Far larger than any conventional Space Station, O’Neill Cylinders could potentially serve

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Solar System
Ed Kulis

Solar Minimum is Coming

High up in the clear blue noontime sky, the sun appears to be much the same day-in, day-out, year after year. But astronomers have long

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

Implementing the NSS Vision

Exciting News! Our Sacramento L5 Society has an article published in the National Space Society Magazine! Implementing the NSS Vision We, a consensus of the

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Moon
Ed Kulis

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon: An Insider’s Guide to the New Science of Space Travel by Edward Belbruno    This is a great book that describes

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Orbital Mechanics
Ed Kulis

Oberth effect

In astronautics, a powered flyby, or Oberth maneuver, is a maneuver in which a spacecraft falls into a gravitational well, and then accelerates when its

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Solar System
Ed Kulis

Fuel and Drink on Enceladus

Ted Talks is a great site to see enthusiasm for technical and intellectual excellence.  Check out Carolyn Porco: This is Saturn where Carolyn describes the water on Enceladus and

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Orbital Mechanics
Ed Kulis

Tsiolkovsky rocket equation

The Tsiolkovsky rocket equation, or ideal rocket equation, describes the motion of vehicles that follow the basic principle of a rocket: a device that can

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

SacL5 $100 Million Grant Proposal

In 2016, the SL5S entered the “100&Change” grant contest. Their entry focused on helping solve the enormous problems resulting from the ongoing collision between linear

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Cislunar
Ed Kulis

Affordable Moon Base

Solar Energy Will Power the Moon The Sacramento L5 Society has completed an analysis of solar energy means for powering a permanent Moon base through

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Earth
Ed Kulis

SacL5 January Meeting

Clockwise from right, Jan, Ed, Joe and Tom on screen met for 2 hours Saturday 1/11/20 at 5pm at JP Aerospace, Rancho Cordova, CA. Here’s

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Solar System
Ed Kulis

NASA Planetary Science

NASA’s planetary science program is engaged in one of the oldest scientific pursuits: the observation and discovery of our solar system’s planetary objects. We undertake

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Ad Astra
Ed Kulis

Real Warp Drive Theory

Alcubierre drive The Alcubierre drive, Alcubierre warp drive, or Alcubierre metric (referring to metric tensor) is a speculative idea based on a solution of Einstein’s field equations in general relativity as proposed by Mexican

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Mission Control
Ed Kulis

Powering a Moon Base

In the human race’s distant past, the world was effectively boundless. The L5 Society was originally founded on the vision that it’s possible to recreate

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Orbital Mechanics
Ed Kulis

The Mach Effect

Watch this video describing propellant less propulsion.https://youtu.be/z6dwPmD4oC0

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