From Earth to Orbit: An Assessment of Transportation Options

From Earth to Orbit: An Assessment of Transportation Options

by Committee on Earth-to-Orbit Transportation Options, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council
     
 

If the United States hopes to continue as a leader in space, it must invest now in better earth-to-orbit technology by replacing obsolete launch facilities while also developing a new class of more robust and reliable vehicles.

From Earth to Orbit provides strategies to reduce launch costs while increasing the reliability and resilency of vehicles. It also

Overview

If the United States hopes to continue as a leader in space, it must invest now in better earth-to-orbit technology by replacing obsolete launch facilities while also developing a new class of more robust and reliable vehicles.

From Earth to Orbit provides strategies to reduce launch costs while increasing the reliability and resilency of vehicles. It also recommends continued improvements for the Space Shuttle Orbiter and its subsystems and the development of a Space Transportation Main Engine (STME).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309047265
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
01/15/1992
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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