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S93-45591 (1993) --- (Artist's concept of possible exploration programs.) The crew prepares their ascent vehicle in anticipation of returning to Earth. Its job now complete, the propellant production plant is removed from the lander and connected to the outpost, providing future crews with caches of breathing gases and other consumables. These images produced for NASA by John Frassanito and Associates. Technical concepts from NASA's Planetary Projects Office, Johnson Space Center (JSC).

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 01/04/2006
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