3 edition of Rail accelerators for space transportation found in the catalog.
Rail accelerators for space transportation
Lynnette M. Zana
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||Lynnette M. Zana, William R. Kerslake, and John L. Sturman.|
|Series||NASA technical paper -- 2571.|
|Contributions||Kerslake, William R., Sturman, John L., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.|
|The Physical Object|
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A separate and important propulsion development related to. Rail accelerators for space transportation book book is an incredibly detailed exploration of history of the development of the Space Transportation System (aka space shuttle).
The book begins with a history of some pioneering work by Germans in WWII and follows the history of the development of the concept of the shuttle, how contracts were awarded to aerospace firms, and how the actual shuttle was built/5(2).
The Space Transportation System (STS), also known internally to NASA as the Integrated Program Plan (IPP), was a proposed system of reusable manned space vehicles envisioned in to support extended operations beyond the Apollo program.
(NASA appropriated the name for its Space Shuttle Program, the only component of the proposal to survive Congressional funding approval). Rail transport is an enabler of economic progress, used to mobilise goods as well as people.
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