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BDBBlack Dagger Brotherhood (romance series)
BDBBund Deutscher Baumeister (German: Association of German Architects)
BDBBundesverband Deutscher Banken (association of German banks)
BDBBillion Dollar Brows (cosmetics; Chino, CA)
BDBBerkeley Database
BDBBerkeley Data Base
BDBBuffered Data Bus
BDBBeos Debugger
BDBBorland Data Base
BDBBackup Data Base
BDBBadly Drawn Boy (musician)
BDBBrown-Driver-Briggs (Hebrew lexicon)
BDBBeyond Design Basis (nuclear safety)
BDBBalance des Blancs (French: Balance of Whites; photography)
BDBBritish Digital Broadcasting
BDBBundesverband der Berufsbetreuer /-Innen (German)
BDBBig Dumb Booster (large rocket)
BDBBrachydactyly, Type B
BDBBundesverband Deutscher Briefmarkenversteigerer
BDBBanque de Bretagne (French: Bank of Brittany; Brittany, France)
BDBBagneres de Bigorre
BDBBlue Devils B (California Drum and Bugle Corps)
BDBBring Dat Booty
BDBBremgarten Dietikon Bahn (Germany)
BDBBlack Dyke Band
BDBBiodynamics Data Bank (United States)
BDBBonaventura Di Bello (Italian IF Writer)
BDBBase Development Board
BDBBattery Distribution Bay (Pirelli)
BDBBackdoor Boys (band)
BDBBi-Directional Bending (structural element)
BDBBrain Dead Baseline
BDBMicrosoft Works Data Base (file extension)
BDBBidirectional Data Buffer
BDBBoeuf De Boeuf
BDBBollocks Discussion Board (French anime forum)
BDBBounded-Delay-Encodable Block-Decodable
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The current-technology alternative would be a system or relatively low technology, expendable, "big dumb boosters" for launching cargo, combined with a "spaceplane" similar to a small shuttle, air-launched from a carrier aircraft like a 747, for moving people to orbit.
Oh yes, NASA also protests that fundamental space program changes, like a switch to big dumb boosters for cargo and small spaceplanes for people, would require a multibillion dollar R&D investment.
Robert Walker, who refers to the study his committee commissioned on multi-purpose, low-tech payload rockets--so-called "big dumb boosters." "That's something that NASA and the military have not been particularly anxious to look at.