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Response to randome (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 09:36 PM

7. L2 Halo Orbit

I'll dig up a link in a few minutes,
this will be an international gateway,
similar to the ISS but smaller,
it will be in an orbit around located at Earth-Moon Lagrange Point 2.

The lagrange points are where the gravity of the earth and moon balance each other, they have special characteristics.

One of the special characteristics is that you can orbit them, as if there was a gravitational body there.

They also make it easier to go to any other destination in the solar system.



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