Category Archives: Notes

Omaha Trail

Image credit: Lake Matthew Team / Celestia In the attached ISEC presentation from August 2017, the Lake Matthew Team and ISEC director Dr. Martin Lades have sketched a conceptual "Omaha Trail" to Lake Matthew, Mars. The Omaha Trail is conceived as a high-efficiency transport system. It cuts cargo propellant requirement, cargo launches, and crew radiation…
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Omaha Crater

The impact crater's properties depend critically on knowledge of impactor and target site. That knowledge must be very coarse at present. More impactor knowledge will be acquired by the Shepherd en route. More target knowledge will be acquired from orbit, and preferably in situ by an early crewed expedition. Meanwhile most Omaha Crater numbers are…
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