Human development into different environments has always required logistics support to sustain life, focusing this research on one method in supporting interplanetary missions beyond Earth. It explores utilizing stations in Lagrange orbital points within the solar system, analogous to transcontinental hubs for logistics operations in an emerging domain. The evaluation considers available Lagrange points, environmental considerations including available resources, flight distances and time in comparison to current interplanetary flight, potential risks, and possibilities beyond the immediate future to determine the practicability of this method. To determine this, a qualitative descriptive analysis method is employed. Data was collected through historical accounts, mathematical analysis, public releases, and academic theories via multimedia sources. From data correlation, it finds that using Lagrange Points would not only be effective, but also more efficient for interplanetary flight that removes orbital waiting periods. Ideas for expanding research are provided to readers for future consideration.
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Jeffrey Rogers. "The Lagrange Logistics Method" (2023). Space Studies Student Publications. 2.