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Old 08-04-2022, 02:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i'm hoping i can end up at ~6000-7000 pounds GVRW so not amazing savings. i think most of my best savings are going to come from aero.
The lightest structure possible is a geodesic dome. The trick is to fit into the box of allowable dimensions.

This could be built similar to the NASA van, with an overshell.

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