Cycler

Cycler may refer to :

  • Lunar cycler, a spacecraft trajectory that encounters the Earth and the Moon on a regular basis, or a spacecraft on such a trajectory
  • Mars cycler (or Earth-Mars cycler), a spacecraft trajectory that encounters Earth and Mars on a regular basis, or a spacecraft on such a trajectory
  • Thermal cycler, a laboratory apparatus used to amplify segments of DNA

Other articles related to "cycler, cyclers":

Lunar Cycler
... A Lunar cycler (or Earth-Moon cycler) is a hypothetical spacecraft on a special trajectory that encounters the Earth and the Moon on a regular basis, typically every 9 or 14 days ... Cyclers are potentially useful for transporting people or materials using little propellant ...
Buzz Aldrin - Aldrin Cycler
... proposed the existence of a special spacecraft trajectory now known as the Aldrin cycler ... A spacecraft traveling on an Aldrin cycler trajectory would pass near the planets Earth and Mars on a regular (cyclic) basis ... The Aldrin cycler is an example of a Mars cycler ...
Mars Cycler - Theoretical Usage
... Aldrin proposes a pair of Mars cycler vehicles providing regular transport between Earth and Mars ... One cycler would travel an outbound route from Earth to Mars in about five months ... Another Mars cycler in a complementary trajectory would travel from Mars to Earth, also in about five months ...
Permanence (novel) - Plot
... out that the "comet" is actually an interstellar cycler, a ship that travels in a light-years length orbit, at relativistic speeds (85% c) carrying cargo and passengers between the Halo ... Eventually her claim is upheld, since the cycler is silent, and her mineral rights become salvage rights, making her potentially very wealthy ... The cyclers were the centerpiece of the Cycler Compact, but have slowly fallen out of use since the discovery of FTL travel, only possible between "lit" worlds ...