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comment by demure
demure  ·  503 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Lucy mission is on its way.

The orbital mechanics on this mission are insane

am_Unition  ·  501 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah I'm with Frank, I ain't got no time for two Earth gravity assists (2+ years!) en route, can you just boost it? Just boost it, make it lighter, more fuel, easy peasy, take more tax dollars, whatever.


edit: just do anti-grav, thanks