Space Vehicle

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The space vehicle consists of several other components. Generally they consist of:

1) GNC or Guidance Navigation and Control

2) Spacecraft Propulsion System

3) Attitude control System

4) Spacecraft Structure

5) Space Environmental considerations

6) Electrical Power generation, storage, and supply

7) Communications

8) Payload

The exact size, shape and capabilities of any space craft depend on the mission requirements. For examples of how much propellant (mass fractions) must be carried and expended for assorted lunar mission see Flight Plans

If the vehicle needs to land on the moon then see Lunar Lander

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