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Tradespace Exploration Approach For Architectural Definition Of In-Space Transportation Infrastructure Systems For Future Human Space Exploration

@inproceedings{Rudat2012TradespaceEA,
  title={Tradespace Exploration Approach For Architectural Definition Of In-Space Transportation Infrastructure Systems For Future Human Space Exploration},
  author={Alexander Rudat and Jonathan Battat and Alessandro Aliakbargolkar and Morgan Dwyer and Bruce G. Cameron and Edward F. Crawley},
  year={2012}
}
Current planning activities for human spaceflight development are centered on exploration beyond Earth orbit, focusing primarily on the destinations of the Moon, Near Earth Asteroids (NEAs), and Mars. In order to more effectively define future programs, key system level features impacting mission infrastructure performance and cost must be identified and assessed prior to concept down-selection. This paper presents a framework in which the inspace portion of beyond Earth orbit human exploration… 

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