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Why HLVs?

OK, my question to Dr. Stanley is, if it's a good idea for Mars, why isn't it a good idea for the moon?

"If you refilled the EDS in orbit [using commercial LEO fuel depots] it could act as the MTV," says Georgia Institute of Technology aerospace professor Douglas Stanley, manager of the November 2005 NASA exploration systems architecture study (ESAS).

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