TITLE

The space industry's balancing act

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Satellite Communications;Jul2000, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that satellite industry should try to balance the industry's quality, cost and competitiveness. Information on the failure of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mars missions; Benefits if satellite industry will learn to say no to some customer's demand; Importance of addressing the space industry's working practices.
ACCESSION #
3319284

 

Related Articles

  • NASA phones home.  // Design News;9/4/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 17, p30 

    Reports on the launching of the first of three advanced Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS) into geosynchronous orbit by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration in June 2000. Data transmission capabilities of the next-generation TDRS; Standard data receive rates...

  • NASA homes in on sites for Mars exploration. Reichhardt, Tony // Nature;4/17/2003, Vol. 422 Issue 6933, p653 

    Reports on the selection of landing sites by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration for its Mars planet probe as of April 2003. Equipments to be used by the rovers, a space vehicle while landing on Mars surface; Objectives of the mission.

  • Lack of funds for technology `could undermine' Mars mission science. Reichhardt, Tony // Nature;8/8/1996, Vol. 382 Issue 6591, p481 

    Reports that an ambitious United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plan to launch spacecraft to Mars every two years is endangered by the lack of funding for new technology. View in August 1996 report from the Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration (COMPLEX);...

  • Hunting for Martians. Hogan, Dan // Current Science;11/1/96, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p14 

    Reports that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch Mars Global Surveyor, the first of the ten planned robotic spacecraft that will search for signs of life in Mars. Discovery of organic compounds and tubelike structures resembling fossilized bacteria inside a...

  • NASA issues Mars recovery plan.  // Astronomy;Jun94, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p22 

    States that two spacecraft are slated to fly replacement missions for the failed Mars Observer mission which fell silent two days before entering Martian orbit on August 21, 1993. Launch of Mars Surveyor in 1996 and 1998; Funding for the first Surveyor; Launch of a Mars Environmental Survey...

  • MCO prepares to enter Mars orbit. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/20/1999, Vol. 151 Issue 12, p40 

    Reports on the United States National Aeronautics & Space Administration's preparation for the entry of the Mars Climate Orbiter spacecraft into Mars' orbit to study Martian weather and serve as a communication relay link for another space probe. Communication technique used to track the...

  • Odyssey Set To Orbit Mars For Surface Study. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/15/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 16, p76 

    Reports the orbiting of the spacecraft Odyssey around the planet Mars. Mission of the spacecraft; Changes in the processes and procedures within the space exploration programs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory agency of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Schedule of...

  • Phoenix rises for a return to Mars.  // New Scientist;8/25/2012, Vol. 215 Issue 2879, p5 

    The article focuses on the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration's InSight Martian probe mission, part of its Discovery program, which will use a lander based on the previous Phoenix space probe to land three instruments, including a seismometer, on the planet's surface.

  • NASA reveals `face' on Mars just another mountain.  // Skeptic;1998, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p19 

    Focuses on the high-resolution photographs released by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory about the Martian surface. Discussion on the description of the face which appeared on one of the photographs; How the NASA released the photographs;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics