Accession Number:

ADA513841

Title:

Commercial Human Space Flight Industry Overview

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

PERSONAL SPACEFLIGHT FEDERATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-02-24

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

What is commercial human spaceflight Systems designed for passengers Developed by the private sector Using predominantly private funds Serving multiple markets, including government needs. There are two realms of activity Suborbital - short flights above atmosphere, providing 3-5 minutes of weightlessness and Orbital - reaching orbit around Earth, providing hours or days of weightlessness. The Personal Spaceflight Federation is the industry association of leading businesses and organizations working to make commercial human spaceflight a reality.

Subject Categories:

  • Astronautics
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE