Japan rockets into the space business

Hadfield, P.
January 1992
New Scientist;1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p13
Discloses that Japan's government-funded National Space Development Agency has begun to hand over space technology to private industry. The first beneficiary of the plan is Rocket Systems, a consortium of 75 Japanese companies; NASDA will give ittechnology relating to the H-II rocket; Plans to transfer technology of the smaller TRI-A rocket.


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