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Author Butrica, Andrew J
Title Single Stage to Orbit : Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for Reusable Rocketry
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
©2003
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Descript 1 online resource (285 pages)
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Series New Series in NASA History Ser
New Series in NASA History Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology -- Introduction -- Part I / The Conservative Agenda for Space -- 1 The Reagan Revolution -- 2 Commerce on the High Frontier -- 3 Space Warriors -- Part II / The Quest -- 4 X-30: The Cold War SSTO -- 5 Space Visionaries -- Part III / The Space Ship eXperimental -- 6 Launching the SSX -- 7 The SDIO SSTO Program -- Part IV / Spaceship Wars -- 8 W(h)ither SSTO? -- 9 The Disorder of Things -- 10 The Clipper Graham -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Kelly's Rules -- Notes -- Bibliographic Essay -- Index
"A competent and readable account of this debacle, which concentrates on the small research vehicle, DC-X." -- Times Literary Supplement
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Link Print version: Butrica, Andrew J. Single Stage to Orbit : Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for Reusable Rocketry Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2003 9780801873386
Subject Research aircraft - United States
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