TITLE

Time for a MILITARY SPACE SERVICE

AUTHOR(S)
Gayl, Franz J.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2004, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As the U.S. capabilities to exploit space have declined, the shrinking inventory of Titan IV vehicles undercuts the ability to put large payloads into orbit those of other nations have been increasing. Space-enabled national security contributions are expensive and threat-based National Security Space budget requirements will exert increasing pressure on the Air Force. The ability of the U.S. to cost-effectively place large payloads into orbit is steadily declining. Inventory of Titan IV vehicles is dwindling. INSET: Opportunities Lost.
ACCESSION #
13699316

 

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