From Earth to Orbit: An Assessment of Transportation Options

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    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.

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    Number of Pages: 104
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780309047265
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    Listed in: Aerospace & air transport industries, Aerospace & aviation technology, Space science
    Publisher: National Academies Press

    Books by Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems

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