An RL10 derivative, the Common Extensible Cryogenic Engine, is in development as the baseline engine for NASA's Lunar Surface Access Module, the planned vehicle to land on the moon with crews and equipment.
What does LSAM stand for?
LSAM stands for Lunar Surface Access Module
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- Loan Servicers Association of Japan
- Learning Systems Architecture Lab (Carnegie Mellon)
- Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning (Portland State University; Portland, OR)
- Lake Superior Area Labor Management Association
- Large-Scale Active Middleware (computing)
- Life Science Association of Manitoba (Canada; est. 1994)
- Local Splice Alignment and Measurement (FOC)
- Logistics Support Alternatives Model
- Logistics Support Analysis Modeling
- Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (Baton Rouge, LA)
- Local Supervising Authority Midwifery Officer (UK)
- Limbic System-Associated Membrane Protein
- Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
- Logical Storage Area Network
- Lentil Seedling Amino Oxidase
- Language Study Abroad Program (various schools)
- Large-Scale Asset Purchase (US Federal Reserve)
- Last Sunday After Pentecost
- Launch Site Assembly Plan
- Learning Science and Policy
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Research developments that support the NASA Exploration and Space Mission Directorate and the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate include: * Planetary Lander Simulation; * Distributed Space Exploration Simulation; * Ascent Development Flight Test Simulation; * Alternate Launch Abort System Simulation; * Lunar Surface Access Module Delta-V Trajectory Analysis Study; * Spacecraft Handling Qualities; * Simulation Development for Supersonic Studies; * XVS/All Weather Landing, and * Flight Deck Merging and Spacing Studies.
The engine will validate key component technologies required by high energy, in-space propulsion systems for future space exploration such as the Lunar Surface Access Module, the Crew Exploration Vehicle and in-space transfer systems.