NAUTILUS-X Spaceship

I just found this while looking for inspiration for the Forward’s Prosperity space station that features in Book Four of my Singularity’s Children series.

The Nautilus-X (Non-Atmospheric Universal Transport Intended for Lengthy United States Exploration) is intended for long-duration exo-atmospheric space journeys.

I love it!


And there is even an ISS Demonstrator mission.. .which will probably never get off the ground with NASA, but maybe Musk (or Putin) can build it instead…

5 thoughts on “NAUTILUS-X Spaceship”

    1. The vessel has a propulsion integration collar for ‘mission specific’ propulsion units. I think you are right, for a quick manned burn to Mars they might need something with more oomph!
      (I think magneto or electric is shown)

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