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Lunex Lunar Lander
Lunex Lunar Lander - USAF Lunex lunar lander. The Lunex lifting body re-entry vehicle, for three crew, is mounted atop the Lunar Launching Stage, which in turn is nested in the Lunar Landing Stage.

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In May 1961, just as Kennedy had decided that NASA should put an American on the moon, the US Air Force released a secret report, summarising the result of years of planning to place a military base on the moon by 1967. As you read through the Lunex project report, it is interesting to note the following:

Many thanks to Joel Carpenter for locating and providing a copy of the declassified Lunex report


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