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CEV Andrews MM


American manned spacecraft module. Study 2005. The Andrews CEV mission module provided a pressurized cabin for use by the crew while in transit from the moon to the earth.

Development Cost $: 158.000 million. Unit Cost $: 37.000 million. Cost Notes: First unit cost; 2005$; ops cost $14.5 mn/mission.. Structure: 943 kg (2,078 lb). Heat shield: 98 kg (216 lb). Miscellaneous Contingency: 221 kg (487 lb).

Gross mass: 1,328 kg (2,927 lb).
Height: 3.70 m (12.10 ft).
Diameter: 2.70 m (8.80 ft).

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  • CEV Andrews American manned spacecraft. Study 2005. The Andrews Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) design adopted NASA's preferred Apollo CM re-entry vehicle shape, but combined it with a mission module crew cabin to minimize the CEV's mass. More...

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