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Space Policy and Exploration

Edited By: William N Callmers

155 pages, b/w illus & tables

Nova Science Publishers

Hardback | Jun 2008 | #178401 | ISBN-13: 9781604564488
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NHBS Price: £57.50 $71/€67 approx

About this book

This book presents a wide spectrum of in-depth analyses detailing the US space program, including policy, the space stations, the shuttles, and space exploration.


Contents

Preface; U.S. Civilian Space Policy Priorities: Reflections 50 Years after Sputnik; Space Launch Vehicles: Government Activities, Commercial Competition, and Satellite Exports; Space Stations; The International Space Station and the Space Shuttle; U.S. Military Space Programs: An Overview of Appropriations and Current Issues; NASA's Space Shuttle Program: The Columbia Tragedy, the Discovery Mission, and the Future of the Shuttle; Space Exploration: Issues Concerning the "Vision for Space Exploration"; Military Space Programs: Issues Concerning DOD's SBIRS and STSS Programs; Hubble Space Telescope: Should NASA Proceed with a Servicing Mission?; Index.

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