First official image of Crew Space Transportation System?

by | Feb 1, 2008 | exploration | 1 comment

This image is from an EADS presentation given on 29 January in Bremen, Germany. I am trying to get more details about it including whether it is an EADS concept or something from the European Space Agency

More info soon.

1333h GMT: a senior ESA official overseeing CSTS has sent me the following

“This is one of the numerous ideas being traded for CSTS. We [are] working towards defining the vehicle concept – it is taking a bit longer than planned.”
Here is Flight’s coverage of CSTS so far:

ESA considers lunar lander proposal

Russian space industry rises again

Dates set for inaugural French Guiana Soyuz launch and ESA/Russia manned spacecraft project start

Europe and Russia study modular manned spacecraft

Farnborough: Crew transport work to start

ESA’s crew vehicle study shapes up

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