Terms of Reference

Earth limb with Moon. (U.S. Government)
Earth limb with Moon. (Source: U.S. Government)

“The single biggest problem in communications is the illusion
that it has taken place.” (George Bernard Shaw)

Terms of Reference defines the definition or usage context for key words and phrases used herein:.


  • Spacefaring, spacefaring nation, spacefaring logistics
  • Third best design, technology readiness level
  • Low Earth orbit (LEO), Medium Earth orbit (MEO), Geostationary Earth orbit (GEO), Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) orbit, International Space Station (ISS) orbit, LEO logistics orbit
  • Earth-Moon Lagrange Points
  • Federal Government Corporation
  • Aircraft-like, airworthiness certification, passenger