Accession Number:

ADA270826

Title:

Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Space Shuttle Advanced Solid Rocket Motor Program

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

624.0

Abstract:

The proposed action is design, development, testing, and evaluation of Advanced Solid Rocket Motors ASRM to replace the motors currently used to launch the Space Shuttle. The proposed action includes design, construction, and operation of new government-owned, contractor-operated facilities for manufacturing and testing the ASRMs. The proposed action also includes transport of propellant-filled rocket motor segments from the manufacturing facility to the testing and launch sites and the return of used andor refurbished segments to the manufacturing site.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE