TITLE

An era of undaunted courage

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Steve
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
St. Charles Journal;8/7/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 63, pA7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author presents his views on space tourism, a program through which a non-astronaut person will be able to travel in space shuttles and how it helps in improving the economy of the U.S. and intelligence of people.
ACCESSION #
67506982

 

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