TITLE

2002: no space odyssey for next generation of NASA shuttles

PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/8/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7615, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to postpone their plans to build a replacement for the ageing space shuttle fleet in the U.S. Needs assessment of the International Space Shuttle; Determination of the reuseable vehicle design needed; Aim of the craft to be developed.
ACCESSION #
8627049

 

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