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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #300 on: 11/22/2017 05:05 PM »
In three years or so, it will be called Delta V   ;)

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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #301 on: 11/22/2017 05:19 PM »
I am OK with calling it Senate Launch System

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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #302 on: 12/07/2017 11:59 AM »
As a taxpayer, count me in as hoping for "the canceled Space Launch System" and they start bidding out heavy and distributed lift launches.
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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #303 on: 12/07/2017 02:19 PM »
The Ares rockets of the previous Constellation program were named such because they were intended to enable Mars missions.
Selene could be a good name for SLS. NASA is afterall being redirected towards Moon missions. There is two JAXA missions with this name but some reuse of names is inevitable, there are only so many lunar deities!
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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #304 on: 12/07/2017 03:30 PM »
The Ares rockets of the previous Constellation program were named such because they were intended to enable Mars missions.
Selene could be a good name for SLS. NASA is afterall being redirected towards Moon missions. There is two JAXA missions with this name but some reuse of names is inevitable, there are only so many lunar deities!

Does the vehicle have to have a European name? There must be names for the moon in the native American languages. Preferably one I can  pronounce.

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Re: Will 'SLS' ever be known by a different name?
« Reply #305 on: 12/07/2017 11:43 PM »

Does the vehicle have to have a European name? There must be names for the moon in the native American languages. Preferably one I can  pronounce.

There's the Aztec lunar diety Coyolxauhqui.

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