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Author Fozard, John W
Title Space Exploration and Astronaut Safety
Imprint Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000
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Descript 1 online resource (399 pages)
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Series Library of Flight
Library of Flight
Note COVER -- TITLE -- COPYRIGHT -- FOREWORD -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- CHAPTER 1 A New Beginningfor U.S. Space Exploration? -- CHAPTER 2 U.S. Astronaut Programs:Past, Present, and Future-fromMercury to ProjectConstellation"' -- CHAPTER 3 Reexamining the SpaceShuttle's Purpose, Mission,and Technology-BasedSafety Problems -- CHAPTER 4 Review of the Managementand Institutional Issues -- CHAPTER 5 International Space Station-Status and Vulnerabilities -- CHAPTER 6 NASA's Unsuccessful X-Projectsand the Prospects forNew Private Space VehicleDevelopment -- CHAPTER 7 International Space Programsand Launch Systems -- CHAPTER 8 Project Constellation -- CHAPTER 9 Lessons Learned in Space Safetyand Ongoing Issues -- CHAPTER 10 A Better and BrighterU.S. Space Program:A New Vision for the Future -- APPENDIX A Key Background Facts inSpace Flight -- APPENDIX B Glossary -- APPENDIX C Detailed Technical Reviewof Shuttle Vulnerabilities -- APPENDIX D Detailed Technical Review ofISS Vulnerabilities -- INDEX -- SUPPORTING MATERIALS
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Link Print version: Fozard, John W. Space Exploration and Astronaut Safety Reston : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,c2000
Subject Astronautics -- United States -- Planning.;Manned space flight -- United States -- Safety measures.;Outer space -- Exploration
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Alt Author Staff, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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