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Double Neptune Triton flyby missions to collect planetary interior data

We need higher fidelity Triton interior data!

could  a smallsat flyby Triton along with the prime mission collect more data if both spacecraft flyby triton together

This proposal needs a baby sister CubeSat to flyby Triton with it

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The Cubesat could have a magnetometer and a camera. Power the CubeSat with cold tech batteries developed for the Enceladus lander. Cubesat separates from Trident spacecraft before Neptune/Tritan encounter.

Challenge; transmitting this date back to the mothership(Trident) before the battery dies or CubeSat is out of range(UHF)

Well so the Cubsat flys alongside the Trident to stay in UHF range for 30 days(battery) after the encounter but far enough away to gather some variance in data from a second Triaxial magnetometer?






Automated self reentry of failed LEO communications comsats

What I learned at Chanute AFB at the aircraft electricians school

Aircraft antiskid brakes electrical systems

1985 was a while ago not sure if I recall this correctly


You can use an electrical current to keep a circuit broken. When a system loses the electrical curent the circuit closes and triggers an action.

So the Starlink comsat system has a Krypton SEP/Hall thruster system in the event power is lost or com/nav is lost the proposal here is to discharge the Starlink Kryton into an inflatable balut to hasten a reentry



Plant Protein & cellular agriculture, value-added canned soup product

In the next 60 years, we might see a collapse of the grain crops due to drought but more importantly introduced or evolved blights and disease. It might be useful to have a cellular source for all of the grain proteins that make up flours. Cellular Gluttons might free up Grian croplands to return to Priare and woodland soils for CO2 sequestering. Cellular Gluton would have a non-motenized value.

Cellular sourced pasta is our example here for a value-added product. Seafood Bisques and stews that are bottled or canned made mostly from plant or cellular-based seafood/Milk and Pasta proteins is the goal.

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We need a cellular produced Gluten product for grain-free flour. Altenbach Etal states that these are produced by a set of genes. Altenbach Et al states;

“Gluten proteins consist

of two types of proteins, the monomeric gliadins that confer

extensibility to wheat flour dough and the polymeric glutenins

that confer elasticity to wheat flour dough (Shewry et al. 2003,

for review)”

Genetics of Wheat Gluten Proteins

Next step is a Cellular based Butter and cream for our Pasta or Seafood Bisque. We think we have found a producer for this? Perfect Day Foods We would use cellular produced milk fats combined with seaweed as our cooking oil.


Shrimp Bisque made with New Wave Plant-based,  shrimp is a candidate for canning, would it hold up to the canning process?

New Wave Foods

Soon so many others will come online and our value-added soups could contain ingredients from many suppliers


Landfill and Sewage gas fermentation to fish food proteins

Landfill gas emissions are usually about 50% CO2 and 50% CH4 so both these gases would lend themselves to both the @NovoNutrients and the @Feedkind.The folks at @feedkind are working on the bacterial transformation of CH4 to fish food proteins the folks at NovoNutrients would ferment a mix of CO2 and H2 the H2 would come at some costs.

The landfill CH4 could be combusted for power and that CO2 and H2O could be feed into the NovoNutreints process at the cost of producing the H2. It might make more sense to use both processes at the same site


The landfill is a good place to start this business model. This image is the waste management facility at Altamont pass. I have circled in 13 million square meters of proposed solar Voltaics for solar power.lets do a rough estimate this 13 million square meters should produce 2 Gigawatts.

13 million square feet solar

Altamont Pass landfill can produce almost 13 Million Gallons of Bio LNG that now powers electrical and powers 300 Garbage trucks. We would replace these over time with electric trucks in order to convert all of the LNG to Proteins.

The CO2 produced by the Altamont LNG power plant goes to this cycle.


Titan Dragonfly 2.0; A flying Titan lake lander

(A)(1) This concept proposes a near identical lander paid for by our international partners with a pontoon/outrigger landing systems. To avoid pitching over during landing there would be a third smaller pontoon foreword of the lander. (A)(2) This vehicle is manufactured at the APL facility. Is the south polar lakes in summer in 2032?

(A)(3)The purchaser/partner nations would pick their own science teams however there would be an exchange of visiting scientists between these two projects(A)(4) the partner nations may use their own launch vehicles.

Solar Electric 1000 passenger Airship for cruising

The Airship would have an interior inflated cell of GH2 surrounded by Inflated cells of GH. We would need to do supercomputer studies of accidental leaks of hydrogen with the Helium to see if combustion risks are lowered. Also, the design would involve accidents with the outer Helium inflated cells only.

The outer inflated cells would be covered in solar electric cells and the Airship would have electric high bypass turbofans.

$1000 per day cruising cabin fees and a three day/night cruise over the Grand Canyon in over three days is the business model studied.1,000 passengers so  $3 Million per cruise.over the year you might realize $122 Million gross. Nighttime cruise would be astronomy and sky watching. As the R&D is paid down and the ship is costs are amortized we could offer some lower costs berths

We would do a NASA agreement to cover efforts in the solar-powered turbine engines.

Bizarre idea The wastewater out of port and the initial fresh water is a great deal of ballast at the end of each day you want the airship to be at altitude as the sun sets. We could design a biofuel-powered jet engine that creates thrust and injects into the hot section of the wastewater. water and biosolids would burn and vaporize to steam.




Light Rail across the San Rafael Richmond bridge

It appears there are some who have proposed running SMART trains over the San Rafael Bridge Attachment B – Finalists from Transformative Projects

SMART to Richmond via New Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is the study.

William Manley

• _Joseph Naujokas

• _Christopher Sork

• _Sonoma County Transportation & Land Use Coalition

I would like to point out that the SMART trains are heavy diesel engine trains while BART is lighter smaller vehicles.BART vehicles might displace fewer car lanes.

Possibly BART would be impossibly expensive while SMART might be more cost-effective, we would want to do engineering studies with both. Both ideas involve surrendering the third lane and or bicycle lane. Unlike the Sonoma County land use coalition we do not propose a new bridge.

Possible solutions to the loss of the third lane and bicycle lane, Run the train under the roadway, Run a very long train each way single track on the upper and lower deck. Utilizing the existing bridge and not building a new one and using the lighter BART cars is my choice.

The third study option would be an Elon Musk electric transit cars combined with single car tunnel and over the bridge. At first, the single cars (Tesla) would not be owned by individuals. These vehicles would be produced in the Bay Area as they are currently




Duel Employer Multiple degreed pensioned service in science

Duel employer Multiple degrees pensioned service in science

Dear Eleanor

Say you are working full time at the geological survey(civil service pension)
You Join the Navy!
look for these science programs
Active duty Navy officer getting a masters degree! after 5 years go to the Navy reserve unit
you now have 5 years of pension credit in both the military and the civil service
you return to the geological survey from military leave but you want a Navy reserve position with the oceanography command so you can 20 years in the reserves(retirement)
You walk away with a free Masters degree
You would have time at sea under coast guard rules
this could open doors to you past the first ten years
also, you will have something with great value, you Eleanore Ann Rappolee would have something of great value
The post 9/11 Gi bill plus the reserves have something called “TA” tuition assistance, you cant use both at the same time but the post 9/11 gi bill is a free ride through any Ph.D. program
A Navy SWO talks about her career on youtube
In closing, I think there are civil service and military ladders that can lead to a diversity of experience
so many NASA  astronauts have military paid for grad degrees with leadership experience combined with a civilian career
so ask your grandfather he knows about his military civil service carrier and how he combined them both
Steven Rappolee
Terrestrial & Cislunar Exploration technologies at A post 9/11 Veteran owned concern
Address VA CBOC 401 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Mobile 415 424 1455
Email Website


Attachments area

Preview YouTube video Ocean Careers Profile #1: Navy Oceanography Officer Jen Landry


Synergies between Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) & Cold Tech and Row World Landers

Synergies between Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) & Cold Tech and Row World Landers


Land a CLPS lander in permanent darkness Lunar crater to test ROW world cold tech and to collect data

Seek commonality with Row World landers

Cost engineer this! use CLPS to test Cold Tech and seek the Decadel survey science goals for the Atkinson basin lander

The idea of commonality among ROW world landers argues for a series of ARGOS type flybys of those objects in need of landing site characterizing. Ice Giants would require this but Juice should satisfy landing site characterization   for Callisto and Ganymede

So two Argos Uranus & Neptune flybys to cover unseen hemispheres of ROW worlds, Enceladus LIFE or Plume sample return uses the same spacecraft bus as ARGOS

8 to 10 common ROW world landers designed for the larger ROW worlds but with an engine that can throttle down for the smaller ROW worlds


CLSP and integration of Cold tech and a COTS ROW World program.Lunar night and dark crater test program.


Size the lander for Ganymede at

1.428 m/s2 (0.146 g)[e]


Or The Moon

0.779 m/s2 (0.0794 g)


1.235 m/s2 (0.126 g)[e]


1.62 m/s2  (0.1654 g)[4]


1.314 m/s2 (0.134 g)[e]


0.379 m/s²[e]


0.346 m/s²[c]



Equatorial surface gravity
0.28 m/s2[7]
0.029 g

Mercury dark crater lander! this might have little commonality with any of the others

  • 3.7 m/s2
  • 0.38 g[6]

screencapture-livestream-viewnow-lpsc2019-videos-188950558-2019-03-20-17_03_12This slide might be wrong (Jacob Bleacher) The PPE staged with the Transfer vehicle makes for the better outer planet missions design but a hybrid system might be better

A way to fund or arrange for studies of these ideas

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serially produced Row World landers for planned off the shelf procurement

serially produced Row World landers for planned off the shelf procurement

This an AO management tool meant to allow for Europan lander engineering test model to lead to a Triton lander. The objective here is to build the Lander and its testbed and parts for a third and fourth spacecraft. The parts for the third lander could be anywhere from 30% to 60% of the next vehicle and would be stored until the next AO. At each future AO the 30% to 60% would be offered as government furnished equipment However the proposer and the government must ensure that another flight set of hardware is provided to the next AO.

This could be done on a COTS model where the vendor is guaranteed a flight with a newly competed science team through an AO. A ROW world lander for cryogenic worlds could be landed in a permanently shaded Lunar or Mercury crater as a test flight. This test flight would allow lessons learned from the commercial lunar lander program to be adopted by the ROW world lander program

This process would also allow for more efficient cost engineering and risk reduction of ROW world landers

Most of the larger ROW worlds are similar in size where you could possibly have a 1 size lander. You could then offload propellent or have an oversized lander be a hopper***

*** South Atkinson shaded crater lander

High on the decadel survey priority list, we would want it to do at least one hop. Performs a landing in the dark crater demonstrates Cold Tech hops back out into the sunlight for a longer mission. This common lander must be sized for the larger Icey moons but when landed on a smaller moon could carry more landed cargo.



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