AIR AND SPACE

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NASA renegade rocket designs

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A DIRECT project diagram showing common features between a space-shuttle launch package and its Jupiter-120 and Jupiter-232 configurations.
(The DIRECT Team, www.directlauncher.com)

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An artist's illustration of a DIRECT launch vehicle exiting the Earth's atmosphere.
(Direct Launcher)

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Two DIRECT configurations on launch pads at Cape Canaveral in an computer illustration.
(Direct Launcher)

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Comparison of the space shuttle, various DIRECT/Ares hybrids and NASA's official Ares vehicles.
(Direct Launcher)

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A concept image shows the Ares I crew launch vehicle during ascent.
(NASA)

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Comparison of NASA's Saturn V, space shuttle, Ares I, Ares IV and Ares V launchers.
(NASA)

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A manipulated image showing a DIRECT launcher on the pad at Cape Canaveral.
(Direct Launcher)

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A NASA illustration showing its heavy-duty Ares V launcher separating from its side boosters as it exits the atmosphere.
(NASA)

Parallel Universe

NASA renegade rocket designs

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