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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: space, guide, fighter, war, handbook
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 1994-10-01
ISBN-10: 078811297X
ISBN-13: 9780788112973

An instructional and ref. manual for aerospace students and professionals. Examines the tremendous force-enhancement potential for integrating space-related assets into U.S. war-fighting capabilities. Focuses on the role of space power in future control oper's. Discusses space systems organizations, roles and missions, policy, and applications. Contents: space history: the evolution of space power; space law, policy, and doctrine; space support to the war fighters: space missions and military space systems; spacelift; military space strategy and evolving systems.

Author: Hermann Noordung
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: motor, rocket, travel, space, problem
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1995-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788118498
ISBN-13: 9780788118494

A translation from German of a 1929 treatise by the author. Deals with the problem of the space travel. Expresses ideas about rocketry and space travel. Extensive treatment of the engineering aspects of a space station. Extensive bibliography. 100 drawings.

Author: Curtis Peebles
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: space, program, military, force, air, frontier
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788148001
ISBN-13: 9780788148002

Addresses the history of the U.S. military space program as an US Air Force domain. Includes discussion on aerial reconnaissance; national space policy; Project CORONA; manned military space flight; the X-20 Dyna-Soar; the Manned Orbiting Laboratory; military space shuttles; missile early warning; SPADATA/SSN tracking network; nuclear detection; communication, meteorological & navigational satellites; anti-satellite systems; launch operations, ground control, organization & management; Space Command; Desert Storm, the US Air Force & the military space program in a changing world; & more. Photo

Author: Benjamin S. Lambeth
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: uses, space, military, steps, ultimate, ground, mastering
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0833033301
ISBN-13: 9780833033307

The author assesses the military space challenges that face the Air Force and the nation in light of the findings and recommendations of the congressionally mandated Space Commission, released in January 2001. After reviewing the main milestones in the Air Force’s involvement in space since its creation as an independent service in 1947, he examines the circumstances that occasioned the Space Commission’s creation, as well as the conceptual and organizational roadblocks that have impeded a more rapid growth of U.S. military space capability. He concludes that the Air Force faces fi

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: presence, space, human, permanent, soviet, steps, salyut
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2008-01
ISBN-10: 1428924019
ISBN-13: 9781428924017

As the other major spacefaring nation, the Soviet Union is a subject of interest to the Congress in their deliberations concerning the future of U.S. space activities. In the course of an assessment of Civilian Space Stations (in 1983), the Office of Tech. Assessment (OTA) undertook a study of the presence of Soviets in space & their Salyut space stations. The major element in this technical memorandum was a workshop held at OTA in Dec. 1982: it was the first occasion when a significant number of experts in this area of Soviet space activities had met for extended unclassified discussion. As a

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: years, thirty, first, flight, space
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1993-05-01
ISBN-10: 1568062893
ISBN-13: 9781568062891

A history of space flight, with details of each flight and the astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle Missions. Numerous black and white photos.

Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: oversight, federal, international, competitiveness, hearing, congressional, affecting, issues, transportation, space, industry, trends, key, commercial
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437985483
ISBN-13: 9781437985481

The commercial space launch industry has evolved and moved further toward space tourism. Commercial space tourism promises to make human space travel available to the public for the first time. In addition, NASA plans to use private companies to transport cargo, and eventually personnel, to the International Space Station after NASA retires the space shuttle later in 2011. The FAA oversees the safety of commercial space launches, licensing and monitoring the safety of such launches and of commercial spaceports, and promotes the industry. This testimony addresses: (1) recent industry trends; (2
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