June 2012
Spaceflight;Jun2012, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p218
The article presents an analysis of the roadmap choices established by the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) regarding the bid of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to get astronauts flying on a U.S. spacecraft beyond Earth orbit. It highlights the demand of NASA of the continued support of the International Space Station. It notes the options set out by ISECG are preceded by flights tests essential as prerequisites to an operation's success.


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