TITLE

Giant steps

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/19/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7664, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the initiative of the US. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in offering contracts for aerospace groups to develop and concepts for transport to the Moon, orbiters and subsequent surface infrastructure. Identification of the Crew Exploration Vehicle, the replacement for the space shuttle; Advancement of concepts for moon base; Improvement of technologies to protect astronauts and electronics from harmful galactic and solar radiation. INSET: WHY RETURN TO THE MOON?.
ACCESSION #
15218035

 

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