Of course, the ideal vessel should have lines as noble as the surroundings and room for a payload of toys.
Every minute or so, a new one pulls up ahead of the paving machines to release a flood of wet concrete from its payload.
Increasingly, tourists and adventure seekers have become the payload for scenic rides along formerly industrial tracks.
The loss of power will reduce significantly the payload they can carry-possibly to the point of making them useless.
Its a good idea if battery weight does not make up a significant part of the payload.
But getting there and returning home on one tank of gas while carrying a sizable payload is almost impossible.
The weight of the payload is distributed along the keel.
Then, commercial space operations can commence at low costs that allow a huge increase payload size.
First, they must somehow deliver their genetic payload into enough cells to do some good.
The latter payload successfully separated, unfurled itself, and has been exciting space scientists since.