TITLE

Japan As Major Space Power

PUB. DATE
March 1989
SOURCE
Futurist;Mar/Apr89, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates about the potential that Japan will become a major player in the quest to develop space by the beginning of the twenty-first century. Recommendations of Japan's Consultative Committee on Long-Term Policy, noting a focus on building space infrastructure; When Japan will be able to launch satellites and rockets, according to the periodical "Science & Technology in Japan"; Efforts of the Taisei Corporation in the development of a space-shuttle; International cooperation among Japan, Canada, the United States and the European Space Agency, related to the construction of a space station.
ACCESSION #
8905080055

 

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