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JBIS 2013

JBIS Vol 66, No 12 (December 2013)

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The Effect of Hawking Radiation on Fermion Re-Inflation of a Schwarzschild Kugelblitz
Jeffrey S. Lee

The Speed Limit for Graphene Interstellar Solar Photon Sails
Gregory L. Matloff

One Kilogram Interstellar Colony Mission
Alan Mole

Inherently Safe and Long-Life Fission Power System for Lunar Outposts
Timothy M. Schriener and Mohamed S. El-Genk

Nuclear and Radioisotope Propulsion and Power in the Atmosphere of Titan
Teyen Widdicombe

Indexes for Year 2013

(i) Subject Themes
(ii) Author Index
(iii) Subject Index


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JBIS Vol 66, No 10/11 (October-November 2013)

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Invited Commentary - Planning for an Interstellar Jaunt
Stephanies Osborn

Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop 2013

Foreword

Slow Boat to Centauri: A Millennial Journey Exploiting Resources Along the Way
Paul A. Gilster

Sorry, We Didn’t Mean to Break your Culture
Robert C. Lightfoot

Colonizing the Plutoids: The Key to Human Expansion into the Galaxy
Kenneth I. Roy, Robert G. Kennedy III and David E. Fields

High-Tempreature Nanocomposites for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion and In-Space Fabrication by Hyperbaric Pressure Laser Chemical Vapor Detection
James L. Maxwell, Nicholas D. Webb, Miguel Espinoza et al.

Interstellar Travel without “Magic”
Gordon Woodcock

Dyson Dots & Geoengineering: The Killer App Ad Astra
Robert G. Kennedy III, Eric Hughes, Kenneth I Roy et al.


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JBIS Vol 66, No 09 (September 2013)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Biology & space medicine

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Altobiobots: A Biorobotic Interface Platform for Interstellar Travel
Alexander C. Altomare

Making Aliens
Athena Andreadis

Physics-Based Human Biomechanical Simulation for Long-Duration Spaceflight-Related Applications
Brian Gyss

100 Year Starship Study 2011: Time Distance Solutions

Cockpit Considerations for Inertial-Affect and FTL Propulsion
Marc G. Millis

Project Icarus: Fission-Fusion Hybrid Fuel for Interstellar Propulsion
Robert M. Freeland III


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JBIS Vol 66, No 07/08 (July-August 2013)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Communication of the Vision

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Science Fiction and the Big Questions
Moira O’Keeffe

Interstellar Flight, Imagination and Myth Creation as an Effective Means for Enduring Inspiration
G.H. Padowitz

Interstellar Colonization and Multi-Generation Spaceships: Getting There is Half the Fun
Arlan Andrews Sr.

Utilizing Video Games
Luke Blaize

The Interstellar Vision: Principles and Practice
Paul A. Gilster

Comparison of Historic Exploration with Contemporary Space Policy Suggests a Retheorisation of Settings
J. Cokely, W. Rankin, P. Heinrich and M. McAuliffe

100 Year Starship Study 2011: Time Distance Solutions

Warp Field Mechanics 101
Harold “Sonny” White

Project Icarus: A Review of the Daedalus Main Propulsion System
J.R. French

Evolutionary Lightsailing Missions for the 100-Year Starship
Louis Friedman, Darren Garber and Thomas Heinsheimer


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JBIS Vol 66, No 05/06 (May-June 2013)

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On the Possiblity of Detecting Class A Stellar Engines using Exoplant Transit Curves
Duncan H. Forgan

Asteroid Control and Resource Utilization
Graham Paterson, Gianmarco Radice and J-Pau Sanchez

Application of COTS Components for Martian Surface Exploration
Matthew Cross, Christopher Nicol, Ala’ Qadi and Alex Ellery

In-Orbit Construction with a Helical Seam Pipe Mill
Neill Gilhooley

The Effect of Probe Dynamics on Galactic Exploration Timescales
Duncan H. Forgan, Semeli Papadogiannakis and Thomas Kitching

Innovative Approaches to Fuel-Air Mixing and Combustion in Airbreathing Hypersonic Engines
Christopher MacLeod

Gravitational Assist via Near-Sun Chaotic Trajectories of Binary Objects
Joseph L. Breeden


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JBIS Vol 66, No 03/04 (March-April 2013)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Time Distance Solutions

Faster-Than-Light Space Warps, Status and Next Steps
Eric W. Davis

Starship Sails Propelled by Cost-Optimized Directed Energy
James Benford

100 Year Starship Study 2011: Education, Social, Economic & Legal Considerations

The Wait Calculation: The Broader Consquences of the Minimum Time from now to Interstellar Destinations and its Significance to the Space Economy
Andrew Kennedy

Interstellar Sweat Equity
M.M. Cohen, R.E. Becker, D.J. O’Donnell and A.R. Brody

100 Year Starship Study 2011: Extras

Sustainable Functional Foods and Medicines Support Vitality, Sex, and Longevity for a 100-Year Starship Expedition
Mark R. Edwards

Sustained Innovation Through Shared Capitalism and Democratic Governance
Mary Ann Beyster, Joseph Blasi, Joe Sibilia, Thomas Zurbuchen and Anu Bowman


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JBIS Vol 66, No 01/02 (January-February 2013)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Destinations

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The Ultimate Destination: Choice of Interplanetary Exploration Path can Define Future of Interstellar Spaceflight
Dennis V. Silin

Destination Mars: Colonization via Initial One-Way Missions
Dirk Schulze-Makuch and Paul Davies

Small Body Exploration Technologies as Precursors for Interstellar Robotics
Robert J. Noble and Mark V. Sykes

Sun Focus Comes First, Interstellar Comes Second
Claudio Maccone

Exoplanet Studies for Potential Icarus Destination Stars
Alan Hale

The Artificial Planet
Daniel R. Glover

Extrasolar Planets: What Can be Known Before Going There
Jeffrey L. Coughlin

Project Icarus: Interstellar Spaceprobes and Encounters with Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Stephen Baxter

Refereed Correspondence


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JBIS 2012

JBIS Vol 65, No 11/12 (November-December 2012)

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Review, Analyses, and Recommendations Related to Modern International use of Nuclear Space Technologies with Focus on United States and Russia
Tabitha Smith

A Landsailing Rover for Venus Mobility
Geoffrey A. Landis

Graphene: The Ultimate Interstellar Solar Sail Material?
Gregory L. Matloff

Beamed Core Antimatter Propulsion: Engine Design and Optimization
Ronan L. Keane and Wei-Ming Zhang

Fusion-Driven Space Plane for Lunar Exploration
Terry Kammash and Brice Cassenti

Space Stations using the Skylon Launch System
Mark Hempsell

Space Station Element Commonality Between LEO and Lunar Infrastructures
Mark Hempsell

Project Icarus: Kepler-22B and What it Means
Alan Hale

Indexes for Year 2012

(i) Subject Themes
(ii) Author Index
(iii) Subject Index


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JBIS Vol 65, No 09/10 (September-October 2012)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Education, Social, Economic & Legal considerations

Foreword

Starflight Academy: Education in Interstellar Engineering
Andreas Tziolas

Icarus Institute for Interstellar Sciences (IIIS)
Bill Cress

The 34 Year Starship
Jeffrey Nosanov, Andrew Shapiro and Henry Garrett

Publicly Open Virtualized Gaming Environment for Simulation of all Aspects Related to “100 Year Starship Study”
V. Astakhov, P. Astakhov and T. Astakhova

Project Icarus: A 21st Century Interstellar Starship Study
R.K. Obousy

Evaluation of Technological/Social and Political Projections for the Next 100-300 Years and Implications for an Interstellar Mission
A.M. Hein

Strategic Roadmap for the Development of an Interstellar Space Program
Marsal Gifra and Walter Peeters


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JBIS Vol 65, No 07/08 (July-August 2012)

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100 Year Starship Study 2011: Time-Distance Solutions

Foreword

Project Icarus: A Review of Interstellar Starship Designs
R.K. Obousy

Project Icarus: Nuclear Fusion Propulsion Concept Comparison
M. Stanic

Project Icarus: Exploring the Interstellar Roadmap using the Icarus Pathfinder and Starfinder Probe Concepts
R.W. Swinney, K.F. Long, A. Hein et al.

Interstellar Light Sails
Gregory L. Matloff

Mission Architectures for Achieving 0.1-0.2c Velocities
Robert B. Adams

Space Drive Physics, Introduction & Next Steps
Marc G. Millis

Machine Learning and the Starship - A Match Made in Heaven
P. Galea

Embryo Space Colonization to Overcome the Interstellar Time/Distance Bottleneck
Adam Crowl, John Hunt and Andreas M. Hein


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JBIS Vol 65, No 06 (June 2012)

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World Ships - The Long Journey to the Stars

Communication with World Ships - Building the Diasporanet
P. Galea

The Enzmann Starship: History & Engineering Appraisal
A. Crowl, K.F. Long and R. Obousy

The Long-Term Growth Prospects for Planetary and Space Colonies
Stephen Ashworth


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JBIS Vol 65, No 04/05 (April-May 2012)

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Invited Commentary - We Should Develop Beamed Power Sailships
James Benford

World Ships - The Long Journey to the Stars

World Ships: The Solar Photon Sail Option
Gregory L. Matloff

World Ships - Architectures & Feasibility Revisited
Andreas M. Hein, Mikhail Pak, Daniel Pütz, Christian Bühler and Philipp Reiss

On the Organization of World Ships and Other Gigascale Interstellar Space Exploration Projects
Frederik Ceyssens, Maarten Driesen and Kristof Wouters

The Emergence of the Worldship (I): The Shift from Planet-Based to Space-Based Civilisation
Stephen Ashworth

The Emergence of the Worldship (II): A Development Scenario
Stephen Ashworth


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JBIS Vol 65 No 02/03 (February-March 2012)

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Invited Commentary - Asteroid Ho! Robotics is the Key to Space Exploration
Alex Ellery

Astronautics and Space Systems Research at Kingston University

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Development of a Desktop Hybrid Rocket Motor for Classroom Demonstration
James S. Arkwright

The Potential of Aluminium Metal Powder as a Fuel for Space Propulsion Systems
Abdul M. Ismail, Barnaby Osborne and Chris S. Welch

Short Duration Reduced Gravity Drop Tower Design and Development
Barnaby Osborne and Chris Welch

Two Degree of Freedom Model of Chaotic Dripping in Reduced Gravity
Barnaby Osborne and Chris Welch

Design of a Mars Rover Mobility System
Jevgenijs Trunins, Andrew Curley and Baranaby Osborne

Comparison of Satellite Surveying to Traditional Surveying Methods for the Resources Industry
B.P. Osborne, V.J. Osborne and M.L. Kruger

KUSpace: Embedding Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador Activities in the Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum
Chris Welch and Barnaby Osborne


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JBIS vol 65 No 01 (January 2012)

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Invited Commentary - Olaf Stapledon and Conscious Stars: Philosophy or Science?
Greg Matloff

Where was Everybody? Olaf Stapledon and the Fermi Paradox
Stephen Baxter

Stapledon's Interplanetary Man: A Commonwealth of Worlds and the Ultimate Purpose of Space Colonisation
I.A. Crawford

The Earth is my Footstool: Wells, Stapledon and the Idea of the Post-Human
Patrick Parrinder

The Future and Stapledon's Visions
Andy Sawyer

Interplanetary Man?
Olaf Stapledon


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JBIS 2011

JBIS vol 64 No 11/12 (November/December 2011)

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Invited Commentary - Propellantless Propulsion: Enabling the Next Wave of Solar System Exploration
Les Johnson

The Interplanetary Project - How Spaceflight Didn't Happen
Bob Parkinson

Project Icarus: Progress Report on Technical Developments and Design Considerations
R.K. Obousy, A.C. Tziolas, K.F. Long et al.

Catalysis of the Schwinger Mechanism for p± Through the Modification of the Gravitational Dipolar Quantum Vacuum by Superconductors and its Application to Antimatter Space Propulsion
Clovis Jacinto de Matos

Vacuum to Antimatter-Rocket Interstellar Explorer System (VARIES): A Proposed Program for an Interstellar Rendezvous and Return Architecture
Richard Obousy

The Far Distant Future of Alpha Centauri
Martin Beech

Beamed Propulsion by Gravitational Waves
Koichi Mori


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JBIS Vol 64 No 09/10 (September/October 2011)

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Invited Commentary - Liberty Across Light Years - The Freedom Of Future Space Settlers Compared To That Of The Ancients And The Moderns
Charles Cockell

Apollo Capsule Capsize Stability During Splashdown: Application Of A Cavity Collapse Model
Ralph D. Lorenz

A Survey Of Mission Opportunities To Trans-Neptunian Objects
Ryan McGranaghan, Brebt Sagan, Gemma Dove et al.

HERRO Mission To Mars Using Telerobotic Surface Exploration From Orbit
Steven R. Oleson, Geoffrey A. Landis, Melissa L. McGuire and George R. Schmidt

Advanced Subcritical Assistance Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator: An Imperative Solution For The Future Of NASA Exploration
F.J. Arias

Operational Solar Monitoring And Warning Requirements
David Wade

The International Space Station:
Maximising The Return From Extended Operations

The Growing Legacy Of Spinoffs From The International Space Station And Prospects For Future Benefits
D. Comstock and D. Lockney

ESA's Research On Growing From Solutions In Microgravity: The Protein Crystallisation Diagnostics Facility And Future Prospects With The Solution Crystallisation Diagnostics Facility
Vladimir Pletser, Stefano Mazzoni, Olivier Minster and Lothar Potthast

Dexterous Manipulation In Microgravity In Parabolic Flights And On ISS
Vladimir Pletser, Patrik Sundblad, Jean-Louis Thonnard et al.

Refereed Correspondence


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JBIS Vol 64 No 08 (August 2011)

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The International Space Station:
Maximising The Return From Extended Operations

Introduction To This Issue “The International Space Station: Maximising The Return From Extended Operations”
John Farrow

Lessons Learned In Robotic Support Of The International Space Station
Jason Dyer and Lura Lucier

Martian Feeling: An Analogue Study To Simulate A Round-Trip To Mars Using The International Space Station
Carmen Victoria Felix and Andrea Gini

ISS Utilization Potential For 2011-2020 And Beyond
Ray Askew, Jay Chabrow and Roy Nakagawa

Choices At Space Station End Of Life
James D. Burke, Kathleen M. Coderre and James A. Dator

Using The ISS For Capacity Building In Developing Countries
E. Offiong

Refereed Correspondence


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JBIS Vol 64 No 06/07 (June/July 2011)

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Editorial

Astronautical Hygiene - A New Discipline To Protect The Health Of Astronauts Working In Space
John R. Cain

Space Molten Salt Reactor Concept For Nuclear Electric Propulsion And Surface Power
Michael Eades, Justin Flanders, Niko McMurray et al.

Basic Research And Development Effort To Design A Micro Nuclear Power Plant For Brazilian Space Applications
Lamartine Nogueira Frutuoso Guimarães, Giannino Ponchio Camillo, Guilherme Moreira Placco et al.

Implementation Of A Sage-Based Stirling Model Into A System-Level Numerical Model Of The Fission Power System Technology Demonstration Unit
Maxwell H. Briggs

Method For Rapid Interplanetary Trajectory Analysis Using Dv Maps With Flyby Options
Takuto Ishimatsu, Jeffrey Hoffman and Olivier de Weck

Casimir Energy, Extra Dimensions and Exotic Propulsion
Richard Obousy and Aram Saharian.

Project Icarus: Stakeholder Scenarios For An Interstellar Exploration Program
Andreas M. Hein, Andreas C. Tziolas and Richard Osborne

From Here To ET
J.D. Mathews


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JBIS Vol 64 No 05 (May 2011)

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Fuel Encapsulation For Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Nuclear Fusion Reactors Christopher MacLeod, Niccolo F. Capanni and Kenneth S. Gow

Performance Of A Kilowatt-Class Stirling Power Conversion System In A Thermodynamically Coupled Configuration
Steven M. Geng, Maxwell H. Briggs and David S. Hervol

Dysonian Approach To SETI: A Fruitful Middle Ground?
Robert J. Bradbury, Milan M. Cirkoivc and Geroge Dvorsky

Interstellar Institute For Aerospace Research: A Concept Proposal
K.F. Long

TECHNICAL NOTE
Neutrino Speed And Mass Theory And Its Deep Impacts on Cosmology
Henryk Frystacki

Refereed Correspondence


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JBIS Vol 64 No 04 (April 2011)

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Design And Test Plans For A Non-Nuclear Fission Power System Technology Demonstration Unit
Lee Mason, Donald Palac, Marc Gibson et al.

Project Icarus: The First Unmanned Interstellar Mission, Robotic Expansion & Technological Growth
K.F. Long

On The Economics Of Space Colonisation
Dennis J. King


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JBIS Vol 64 No 03 (March 2011)

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Type III Dyson Sphere Of Highly Advanced Civilisations Around A Super Massive Black Hole
Makoto Inoue and Hiromitsu Yokoo

NETS-2011

Kuiper Belt Object Orbiter Using Advanced Radioisotope Power Sources And Electric Propulsion
Steven R. Oleson, Melissa L. McGuire,, John Dankanich et al.

Experimental Studies of NaK In A Simulated Space Environment
Marc A. Gibson, James Sanzi and Damir Ljubanovic

A Small Fission Power System For NASA Planetary Science Missions
Lee Mason, John Casani, John Elliott et al.

Technical Note

Project Icarus: The Origins And Aims Of The Study
K.F. Long, R. Obousy and A. Tziloas

Refereed Correspondence


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JBIS Vol 64 No 01/02 (January/February 2011)

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Negative Mass Propulsion
F. Winterberg

Interstellar Studies

Project Icarus: Son Of Daedalus — Flying Closer To Another Star — A Technical Update And Programme Review
Robert Swinney, Kelvin F. Long and Pat Galea

Project Icarus: Mechanisms For Enhancing The Stability Of Gravitationally Lensed Interstellar Communications
P. Galea and R. Swinney

NETS-2011

Hyperthermal Environments Simulator For Nuclear Rocket Engine Development
Ron J. Litchford, John P. Foote, W.B. Clifton et al.

Feasibility Study Of A Three-Stage Radioisotope-Powered Mars Ascent Vehicle
Tyler M. Chlapek, Ross E. Allen, Jin Y. Guan et al.

Design And Build Of Reactor Simulator For Fission Surface Power Technology Demonstrator Unit
Thomas Godfroy, Ricky Dickens, Michael Houts et al.

Alternative Radioisotopes For Heat And Power Sources
Tim Tinsley, Mark Sarsfield and Tom Rice

Indexes for Year 2010

Subject Themes
Author Index
Subject Index


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JBIS 2010

JBIS Vol 63 No 11/12 (November/December 2010)

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Critical Factors In Conceptual Design And Techno-Economics Of Reusuable Spaceplanes
R. Gopalaswami

Predictions For Civilian Space Flight Based On Patterns From History
Marc G. Millis

Interstellar Studies

Project Icarus: Astronomical Considerations Relating To The Choice Of Target Star
I.A. Crawford

Project Icarus: The Challenges Of Mission Longevity
Stephen Baxter

First Interstellar Missions, Considering Energy And Incessant Obsolescence
Marc G. Millis

Project Icarus: Three Roads To The Stars
Stephen Baxter

NETS-2011

HTGR Power System Technology For Space Exploration Missions
Michael Worrall and Zeev Shayer

Joint Radioisotope Electric Propulsion Studies — Neptune System Explorer
M. Omair Khan, Rashied Amini, Joan Ervin et al.


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JBIS Vol 63 No 09/10 (September/October 2010)

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Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space
(NETS-2011)

Nuclear Propulsion Technology

An Overview Of Facilities And Capabilities To Support The Development Of Nuclear Thermal Propulsion
James Werner, Sam Bhattacharyya and Mike Houts

Design Of A Low Specific Mass 10 kWe Nuclear Reactor For Space Propulsion
Nic Hoifeldt, Regal Ferrulli, Laura Sudderth et al.

Variable Conductance Heat Pipes For Long-Lived Venus Landers
Calin Tarau, William G. Anderson and Christopher J. Peters

Missions and Architectures

Saturn Ring Observer Concept Architecture Options
Thomas R. Spilker, Chester S. Borden, William Smythe et al.

Trojan Tour Mission Concepts Provide Several Options For Cost-Effective Break-Through Science
Kenneth Hibbard, Robert Gold, John Dankanich et al.

Uranus Mission Concept Options
Robert E. Gold, Douglas A. Eng, Yanping Guo et al.

Comparisons Of Planetary Space Radiation Environments And Effects - A Review
H.B. Garrett, M. Kokorowski and R.W. Evans

Fusion Power Sources For Mars Exploration
George H. Miley and Xiaoling Yang

In-Situ Missions For The Exploration Of Titan’s Lakes
John O. Elliott and J. Hunter Waite

Advanced Nuclear Systems Concepts

Self-Fueling Fusion Hybrid Reactor For Space Power And Propulsion
Terry Kammash

Fusion Space Propulsion Using Fast-Ignition Inertial Confinement Fusion (FI-ICF)
George H. Miley, Xiaoling Yang, Kirk A. Flippo and Heinrich Hora


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JBIS Vol 63 No 08 (August 2010)

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Lorentz Transformations Expressed In Complex And Split-Complex Form
Edward J. Zampino

Convergent Shock Wave Ignition Of High Gain Magnetised Fusion For Hybrid Chemical-Nuclear Pulse Propulsion
F. Winterberg

Extraterrestrial Studies

Lost In Time And Lost In Space: The Consequences Of Temporal Dispersion For Exosolar Technological Civilisations
David Moore

Alien Mathematics
Carl L. DeVito

Is “Alien Abduction” Extraterrestrial Visitation? Developing Prospective Study Designs To Gather Physical Evidence Of Alleged “Alien Abduction”
Martin Hensher


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JBIS Vol 63 No 07 (July 2010)

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Satellite Attitude Control With Using A Combined Attitude and Thermal Control System With The Active Force Control
Saleh Basha Alkhodari and Renuganth Varatharajoo

Is The Combustible Inertial Pico Launch Vehicle Feasible?
Vitaly Yemets, Fedir Sanin, Oleg Kostritsyn, Mykola Maslyany and Grygory Minteev

Air Law & Space Law – Historical Aspects And Perspectives For Future
Damian Maria Bielicki

Exploration Of Lunar Craters Using A Tracked Microrover Concept For The ESA Lunar Robotics Challenge
Christopher Brunskill, Beatrice Smith, Samian Humphrey, Michael Makhlouta, Shakeel Baig and Vaios Lappas


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JBIS Vol 63 No 05/06 (May/June 2010)

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Wall Angle Effects On Nozzle Separation Stability
Arain Aghababaie and Neil Taylor

Supersonic Axisymmetric Minimum Length Nozzle Conception At High Temperature With Application For Air
Toufik Zebbiche

A Reconsideration Of Electrostatically Accelerated And Confined Nuclear Fusion For Space Applications
Christopher MacLeod and Kenneth S. Gow

A Survey On Terrain Assessment Techniques For Autonomous Operation Of Planetary Robots
Dario L. Sancho-Prado and Yang Gao

On The Maximum Sufficient Range Of Interstellar Vessels
Daniel Cartin

The Statistical Fermi Paradox
Claudio Maccone


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JBIS Vol 63 No 04 (April 2010)

SKYLON Infrastructure

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The Requirement Generation Process For The SKYLON Launch System
Mark Hempsell and Roger Longstaff

An Analysis Of The SKYLON Infrastructure
Mark Hempsell

Technical And Operations Design Of The SKYLON Upper Stage
Mark Hempsell and Alan Bond

The Interaction Between SKYLON and the International Space Station
Mark Hempsell

A Design For An Orbital Assembly Facility For Complex Missions
Simon Feast and Alan Bond


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JBIS Vol 63 No 03 (March 2010)

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Advanced Space Propulsion Based On Vacuum (Spacetime Metric) Engineering
Harold E. Puthoff

Starry Messages: Searching For Signatures Of Interstellar Archaeology
Richard A. Carrigan Jr

A Dark Sun Rising: It's A Solar Wrap
Martin Beech

Reference Design For A Simple, Durable And Refuelable Interplanetary Spacecraft
Brian S. McConnell and Alexander M. Tolley


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JBIS Vol 63 No 02 (February 2010)

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Rationale For Flexible Path – A Space Exploration Strategy For The 21st Century
George R. Schmidt, Geoffrey A. Landis and Steven R. Oleson

The Next Frontier: Commercialization Of The Lunar Surface And CISLunar Space In The 21st Century
Wei Lin, Kruti Dholakia and Euel Elliott

Post-Operation Storage For Space Fission Reactors
Mohamed S. El-Genk

Red Giants and Solar Sails
Gregory L. Matloff


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JBIS Vol 63 No 01 (January 2010)

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Propellantless Formation Flight Via Coulomb And Lorentz Forces
George E. Pollock, Joseph W. Gangestad and James M. Longuski

A Simple Model For Radioisotope Power System Performance In The Titan Environment
Ralph D. Lorenz

Essay On The Causes And Consequences Of Extraterrestrial Tyranny
Charles S. Cockell


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JBIS 2009

JBIS Vol 62 No 11/12 (November/December 2009)

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Renaissance Versus Revelation: The Timescale Of The Interpretation And Assimilation Of A Message From ETI
Stephen Baxter

Advanced Deuterium Fusion Rocket Propulsion For Manned Deep Space Missions
F. Winterberg

Project Icarus

Foreword

Project Icarus: Son Of Daedalus – Flying Closer To Another Star
K.F. Long, M. Fogg, R. Obousy, A. Tziolas, A. Mann, R. Osborne and A. Presby

The Astronomical, Astrobiological and Planetary Science Case for Interstellar Spaceflight
I.A. Crawford

Using Daedalus For Local Transport
Bob Parkinson

Selective Snapshot Of State-Of-The-Art Artificial Intelligence & Robotics With Reference To The Icarus Starship
Alex Ellery

Indexes for Year 2009

(i) Subject Themes
(ii) Author Index
(iii) Subject Index


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JBIS Vol 62 No 10 (October 2009)

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Feasibility of 20 km Free-Standing Inflatable Space Tower
R.K. Seth, B.M. Quine and Z.H. Zhu

How The UK Can Lead The New Space Age
David Ashford

Recovery Opportunities For The BepiColombo Mission To Mercury
Paolo De Pascale, Daniel García Yárnoz and Rüdiger Jehn

Virtual Prototyping Of A Lander For The Fast Transfer Of Humans To Mars
Mark Paton and Andrew McSorley


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JBIS Vol 62 No 09 (September 2009)

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Growing a Colony From An Outpost: The Colonization Of Mars In The Twenty-Second Century
Raymond J. Halyard

Evolution And Detectability Of Advanced Civilisations
Csaba Kecskes

Some Practical Aspects Of Electromagnetic Activation
Christopher MacLeod, Kenneth S. Gow and Niccolo F. Capanni

Water Vapour Propulsion Powered By A High-Power Laser-Diode
Yoshinari Minami and Shigeaki Uchida


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JBIS Vol 62 No 07/08 (July-August 2009)

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Challenges in Space Safety

"Today's Challenges In Space Safety Design And Regulation"
Joseph N. Pelton, Arndt-Philipp Menzel and Tommaso Sgobba

Manifesto For A Safe And Sustainable Outer Space
Tommaso Sgobba, Arndt-Philipp Menzel, Ram Jakhu and Joseph N. Pelton

Crew Survival Lessons Learned From The Columbia Mishap
Jonathan B. Clark

Securing Safety: Spaceflight Standards for the Mass Market
Gérardine Meishan Goh

Space Debris And Space Safety: Looking Forward
William Ailor and Holger Krag

Software Challenges In Achieving Space Safety
Nancy G. Leveson

Team Performance And Space Safety
Barbara G. Kanki, David G. Rogers, Loredanna Bessone, Bonny Parke, Gro M. Sandal and Iya Whiteley

Toward Global Standards On Peaceful Uses Of Space Nuclear Reactor Power Systems
Mohamed S. El-Genk

International Safety Regulation And Standards For Space Travel And Commerce
Joseph N. Pelton and Ram Jakhu


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JBIS Vol 62 No 06 (June 2009)

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The Space Cable: Capability And Stability
John Knapman

Deimos Methane/Oxygen Rocket Engine Test Results
S. Engelen, L.J. Souverein and D.J. Twigt

Advantages Of Fast Ignition Scenarios With Two Hot Spots For Space Propulsion Systems
M.L. Shmatov

Design And Testing Of The Contra-Rotating Turbine For The Scimitar Precooled Mach 5 Cruise Engine
Richard Varvill, Guillermo Paniagua, Hiromasa Kato and Mark Thatcher


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JBIS Vol 62 No 05 (May 2009)

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Titan Mission Studies - A Historical Review
Ralph D. Lorenz

Mars Symposium

Biologically Inspired Robots to Assist Areonauts On The Martian Surface
Gregory P. Scott and Chakravarthini M. Saaj

Mars By Way Of Storytellers And Patrons
Charles Polk


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JBIS Vol 62 No 04 (April 2009)

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Heat Exchanger Design In Combined Cycle Engines
Helen Webber, Simon Feast and Alan Bond

Imaging The Alien: The Portrayal Of Extraterrestrial Intelligence And SETI In Science Fiction
Stephen Baxter

Liberty And The Limits To The Extraterrestrial State
Charles S. Cockell


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JBIS Vol 62 No 03 (March 2009)

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A Computational Analysis Of Galactic Exploration With Space Probes: Implications For The Fermi Paradox
Carlos Cotta and Álvaro Morales

Fusion, Antimatter & The Space Drive: Charting A Path To The Stars
K.F. Long

Electromagnetically Activated Hypersonic Ducts
Christopher MacLeod

Parabolized Navier-Stokes Investigations Of Hypersonic Intake Flows
Simon A. Prince and Matthew J. Williams


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JBIS Vol 62 No 02 (February 2009)

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Solar Cells With Down-Converters For Space Applications
Viorel Badescu and Alina Mihaela Badescu

The Sustainability Solution To The Fermi Paradox
Jacob D. Haqq-Misra and Seth D. Baum

Requirement Generation For The Habitation Extension Module
Mark Hempsell

Stiffness Of A Flux-Pinned Virtual Structure For Modular Spacecraft
Joseph Shoer and Mason Peck

Electromagnetic Starship Deceleration In A Stellar Wind
Gregory L. Matloff

An Examination Of Altitude Compensation Through Idealised Nozzles and Trajectories
Neil Taylor


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JBIS Vol 62 No 01 (January 2009)

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A Comparison Of Lunar Lander Options For Robotic Exploration Of The Moon
Les Johnson and Dan Thomas

Amateur Gas-Propelled Rocket Engine Development And Advanced Rocket Design
L.J. Souverein, D.J. Twigt and S. Engelen

Design Of Low-Thrust Multi-Gravity Assist Trajectories To Europa
Massimiliano Vasile and Stefano Campagnola

Shell Worlds: An Approach To Terraforming Moons, Small Planets and Plutoids
Kenneth I. Roy, Robert G. Kennedy III and David E. Fields


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JBIS 2008

JBIS Vol 61 No 12 (December 2008)

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Flying SMART-1 To The Moon With Electric Propulsion
D. Milligan, D. Gestal and O. Camino

A Fast Procedure For Optimizing Thermal Protection Systems Of Re-Entry Vehicles
Michele Ferraiuolo, Aniello Riccio, Domenico Tescione and Marco Gigliotti

An Optimization Framework For Global Planetary Surface Exploration Campaigns
Jaemyung Ahn, Olivier De Weck and Jeffrey Hoffman

Errata

Indexes for Year 2008

(i) Subject Themes
(ii) Author Index
(iii) Subject Index


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JBIS Vol 61 No 11 (November 2008)

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Solar Sail Interstellar Travel: 1. Thickness Of Solar Sail Films
Roman Ya. Kezerashvili

SETI Before Marconi: Sunlight Beacons And The Fermi Paradox
Stephen Baxter

The Use Of Multi-Role Components In A Systems Of Systems Infrastructure
Mark Hempsell

A 3-Axis Satellite Attitude Control Using CATCS
Saleh Basha Al-Khodari and Renuganth Varatharajoo

Fifth IAA Symposium on Realistic Near-Term Advanced Scientific Space Missions

Gravity Vector Changes Induce Alterations In Nervous And Testicular Cells In Cultures And In Testis Slices
B. Uva, F. Strollo, F. Ricci and M.A. Masini


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JBIS Vol 61 No 10 (October 2008)

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Effects Of Collisions Upon A Partial Dyson Sphere
Robert L. DeBiase

3D Range Maximization Of A Suborbital Launch Vehicle's Upper Stage
Yunjun Xu

UK Space Activities

The British Contribution To JWST-MIRI
A.C.H. Glasse and P. Parr-Burman

Activities Of The Space Advanced Research Team At The University Of Glasgow
Gianmarco Radice and Massimiliano Vasile

Next Steps for Space Infrastructure

The SKYLON Spaceplane: Progress to Realisation
Richard Varvill and Alan Bond

A Technical Description Of The Habitation Extension Module
Mark Hempsell


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JBIS Vol 61 No 09 (September 2008)

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Warp Drive, Faster Than Light: Breaking the Interstellar Distance Barrier

Foreword

The Status Of The Warp Drive
K.F. Long

Warp Drive: From Imagination To Reality
Jeremy Gardiner

Computer Tensor Codes To Design The Warp Drive
Claudio Maccone

Warp Drive: A New Approach
Richard K. Obousy and Gerald Cleaver

Casimir Energy: A Fuel For Traversable Wormholes
Remo Garattini

Can The Flyby Anomalies Be Explained By A Modification Of Inertia?
M.E. McCulloch

Fifth IAA Symposium on Realistic Near-Term Advanced Scientific Space Missions

Explanation Of Dynamical Biefeld-Brown Effect From The Standpoint Of ZPF Field
Takaaki Musha


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JBIS Vol 61 No 08 (August 2008)

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Fifth IAA Symposium on Realistic Near-Term Advanced Scientific Space Missions

Techologies To Enable Near-Term Interstellar Precursor Missions; Is 400 AU Accessible?
D.G. Fearn

Preliminary Investigation On Carbon Nanotube Membranes For Photon Solar Sails
Giovanni Vulpetti, Salvatore Santoli and Gabriele Mocci

Bio-Inspired Hierarchical Nanomaterials For Space Applications
Alberto Carpinteri and Nicola Pugno

Some Recent Results From The Cassini Titan Radar Mapper
Roberto Somma

NASA's Discovery Program: Moving Toward The Edge (Of The Solar System)
Les Johnson and Paul Gilbert

Robotic Platforms For The Exploration Of Outer Solar System Bodies
Giancarlo Genta

"FOCAL" Probe To 550 To 1000 AU: A Status Review
Claudio Maccone

Preliminary Theoretical Considerations For Getting Thrust via Squeezed Vacuum
Yoshinari Minami

The Electrical Sail - A New Propulsion Method Which May Enable Fast Missions To The Outer Solar System
Pekka Janhunen

Considerations Of Electric Sailcraft Trajectory Design
G. Mengali, A.A. Quarta and P. Janhunen

Interstellar Solar Sailing: A Figure Of Merit For Monolayer Sail
Gregory L. Matloff and Roman Ya. Kezerashvili

Biomimetic Approach To Advanced Space Missions
Carlo Menon, Tobias Seidl and Michael Broschart

Hibernation As A Far-Reaching Programme For Cell Nucleus Activity Modulation
Manuela Malatesta, Marco Biggiogera and Carlo Zancanaro


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JBIS Vol 61 No 07 (July 2008)

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Nonlinear Discrete Controls for the Reconfiguration Procedure of the Tetrahedron Constellation
Pedro A. Capó-Lugo and Peter M. Bainum

Against the Empire
Milan M. Cirkovic

An Essay on Extraterrestrial Liberty
Charles S. Cockell


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JBIS Vol 61 No 06 (June 2008)

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Planetary Penetrators: The Vanguard for the Future Exploration of the Solar System
Glyn Collinson and the UK Penetrator Consortium

Development of On-Orbit Servicing Concepts, Technology Options and Roadmap (Part I): Commercial Aspects
David Grover et al

Development of On-Orbit Servicing Concepts, Technology Options and Roadmap (Part II): Technical Design
Steve Ulrich et al

Development of On-Orbit Servicing Concepts, Technology Options and Roadmap (Part III): Policy Considerations
Charity Weeden et al


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JBIS Vol 61 No 05 (May 2008)

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Future Orbital Habitats

Auxiliary Internal Structures (AUXIS) for an Expandable Habitat: Configuration Aspects and Hierarchical Structuring
Marco C. Bernasconi, Meindert Versteeg and Roland Zenger

A Multi-Purpose Astronaut Shower for Long-Duration Microgravity Missions
Marco C. Bernasconi, Meindert Versteeg and Roland Zenger

Crew Health Support on Long-Duration Missions in Microgravity: Some Considerations
Marco C. Bernasconi, Roland Zenger and Meindert Versteeg


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JBIS Vol 61 No 04 (April 2008)

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Titan Bumblebee: A 1 kg Lander-Launched UAV Concept
Ralph D. Lorenz

Fuel Costs, Propulsion Systems and Interplanetary Supply Chains
Reginald Smith

Status, Plans and Initial Results for Ares I Crew Launch Vehicle Aerodynamics
Lawrence D. Huebner, Robert M. Hall, Davy A. Haynes, Bandu N. Pamadi, Terry L. Taylor and C. Mark Seaford

Optimization and Guidance of Very Low-Thrust Transfers to Geostationary Orbit
Jesús Gil-Fernández, Lorenzo Tarabini, Mariella Graziano, M.A. Gómez-Tierno

The Impact of Radiation Protection on the Design of Space Habitats
Mark Hempsell and Roger Moses


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JBIS Vol 61 No 03 (March 2008)

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Future Geostationary Earth Observation Systems
Ralf Münzenmayer, Heinrich Bovensmann, Bernhard Grafmüller, Rolf Mager and Thido Reinert

European Space

The Science and Technology Behind Galileo - Europe's GPS
C.M. Saaj, C.I. Underwood, C. Noakes, D.W.G. Park and T. Moore

Europe's "Arrows to the Sun" - Two Gravity and Solar Probe Proposals from ESRO and ESA
Paolo Ulivi


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JBIS Vol 61 No 02 (February 2008)

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Editorial - A Change to Authors' Instructions

Terraformed Exoplanets and SETI
Martin Beech

Solar Radiation and the Beryllium Hollow-Body Sail: 2. Diffusion, Recombination and Erosion Processes
Roman Ya. Kezerashvili and Gregory L. Matloff

A Note on Rocket Performance Comparison Through Impulse and Thrust Coefficients
N.V. Taylor

Soviet Space

Mapping the Moon, Venus and Mars: The Soviet Lunar and Planetary Photographic and Map Archive
Brian Harvey


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JBIS Vol 61 No 01 (January 2008)

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A Review of Balloon Concepts for Titan
Ralph D. Lorenz

Contact Sensitivity Analysis of a Coupling Pin for the Nose Cap of a Launch Re-Entry Vehicle
Michele Ferraiuolo, Aniello Riccio, Domenico Tescione, Roberto Gardi and Giuliano Marino

The Recognition of Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Are Humans up to it?
Derek Pugsley

Modelling of Tethered Space-Web Structures
David J. McKenzie and Matthew P. Cartmell

Launch Vehicle with Combustible Polyethylene Case Gasification Chamber Design Basis
Vitaly Yemets


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JBIS 2007

JBIS Vol 60 No 04 (April 2007)

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Continuous Mars Habitation with a Limited Number of Cycler Vehicles
Damon F. Landau, James M. Longuski and Buzz Aldrin

Comment on "Applications for Deployed High Temperature Superconducting Coils in Spacecraft Engineering: A Review and Analysis" by J.C. Cocks et al
S.G. Shepherd and B.T. Kress

Moon Dust may Simulate Vascular Hazards of Urban Pollution
William J. Rowe

Economics and the Fermi Paradox
William R. Hosek

Shouting in the Jungle: The SETI Transmission Debate
H. Paul Shuch and Iván Almár

Originis: Ethics and Extraterrestrial Life
Charles S. Cockell

Testing a Claim of Extraterrestrial Technology
H. Paul Shuch and Allen Tough


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JBIS Vol 60 No 03 (March 2007)

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The Feasibility of Shading the Greenhouse with Dust Clouds at the Stable Lunar Lagrange Points
Curtis Struck

Soviet Space

The Soviet BOR-4 Spaceplanes and their Legacy
Bart Hendrickx

The Mars 6 Landing, 12th March 1974
Brian Harvey


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JBIS Vol 60 No 02 (February 2007)

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Technological Heritage on Mars: Towards a Future of Terrestrial Artifacts on the Martian Surface
Dirk H.R. Spennemann and Guy Murphy

Electromagnetic Launch to Space
Ian R. McNab

A Study of The Use of Electric Propulsion and Other Advanced Technologies on Small Spacecraft
Stephen D. Clark, David G. Fearn and Frederic Marchandise

The Potential Application of Small Electrically-Propelled Spacecraft to Low-Cost Interplanetary Missions
David G. Fearn and Stephen D. Clark


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JBIS Vol 60 No 01 (January 2007)

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Archaeology for Space

Conserving Space Heritage: The Case of Tranquillity Base
Greg Fewer

The Mounds of Cydonia - A Case Study for Planetary SETI
Horace W. Crater

Archaeology's Cold War Windfall - The CORONA Programme and Lost Landscapes of the Near East
Keith Challis

Detecting Patterns of a Technological Intelligence in Remotely Sensed Imagery
Mark J. Carlotto


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