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Scale back the two stage partly cryogenic, partly hypergolic Altair to a single stage, all hypergolic, refuelable and reusable cis-lunar shuttle with 2-3 km/s total delta-v.
Basically, it is the difference is between landing a few times on the Moon to check off a box before going “on to Mars” or living and working on the Moon, including using its resources to create and extend a reusable, refuelable transportation infrastructure, to allow routine access to any point in cislunar space.
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Add a small hypergolics depot and make both Altair and Orion refuelable.
A fuel cell is conceptually a refuelable battery, making electricity as a direct product of a chemical reaction.
I love the idea of making this a refuelable system, so long as the supply ship is either reusable or at least carries sufficient propellant to dispose of itself responsibly!
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In addition the reactors these subs have are one-shot - they are designed to match the life of the hull, and are sealed and not refuelable.
They are refuelable, and they've got some great pilots.
All the Special Forces assets are air-refuelable, so sometimes -- in some cases you have to have a tanker that's also a penetrator to provide fuel to those other penetrating aircraft.
We have Air Force MX-53 helicopters that are air-refuelable.
They are refuelable and they're refuelable by the MC130 Talon airplanes that are also flown by special forces.
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