Accession Number:

ADA202044

Title:

Commercializing Space Launch: One Military Man's Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

A background of the U.S. space launch effort with emphasis on the Air Force and its role in the shuttle program lays the foundation for a description of the Presidents initiative on commercializing space launch. A brief discussion follows on the current status of the marketplace, both buyers and sellers. This is followed with a short section providing the personal insights of the author. The conclusions form a backdrop for several recommendations which are proffered by the author for additional consideration by the reader. Keywords Federal budgets, Space technology, Space shuttles.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE