Lessing, Lawrence
January 1972
Fortune;Jan1972, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p92
The article presents information on a space shuttle system to be built under the U.S. space program. The new space vehicles would return intact to earth after their mission, and will be launched again. These vehicles would provide the first transportation link to an orbiting space station on the moon, and will be used for the exploration of the planets. The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has given a contract to develop the liquid-hydrogen engines for the same.


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