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This is a 758 pages extensive proposal for the “Return to the Moon” program initiated by George W.Bush in 2005, with an outlook to subsequent manned Mars missions.

The document contains the following chapters:

+ Section 1: Executive Summary (10.5 Mb PDF)
+ Section 2: Introduction (1 Mb PDF)
+ Section 3: Ground Rules and Assumptions ( 195 Kb PDF)
+ Section 4: Lunar Architecture (14.2 Mb PDF)
+ Section 5: Crew Exploration Vehicle (13.7 Mb PDF)
+ Section 6: Launch Vehicles and Earth Desectionure Stages (6.5 Mb PDF)
+ Section 7: Operations (3.3 Mb PDF)
+ Section 8: Risk and Reliability (9.1 Mb PDF)
+ Section 9: Technology Assessment (815 Kb PDF)
+ Section 10: Test and Evaluation (1.3 Mb PDF)
+ Section 11: Integrated Master Schedule (336 Kb PDF)
+ Section 12: Cost (3.6 Mb PDF)
+ Section 13: Summary and Recommendations (714 Kb PDF)
+ Section 14: Architecture Roadmap (218 Kb PDF)
+ Section 15: Architecture Advantages (140 Kb PDF)
+ Section 16: ESAS Core Team Members (125 Kb PDF)
+ Section 17: Acronyms and Abbreviations (265 Kb PDF)