TITLE

Space tortoise overtakes the hare

AUTHOR(S)
Coppinger, Rob
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on developments related to Japan's space program as of June 27, 2003. Progress of high-altitude drop tests for the HOPE-X unmanned mini cargo shuttle; Long-term vision of the country's space agency.
ACCESSION #
10197638

 

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