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Space launch vehicles

Marcia S. Smith

Space launch vehicles

government activities, commercial competition, and satellite exports

by Marcia S. Smith

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Launch vehicles (Astronautics) -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarcia S. Smith.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB93062., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2001, 01-IB-93062.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16348907M
    OCLC/WorldCa52510646

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    7. Materials for Launch Vehicle Structures 2 at the dawn of the Space Age, vehicles performed multiple duty. For example, the Atlas, Titan, and Thor/Delta vehicles all began as long-range weapons and were later adapted for orbital delivery. Sounding rockets such as Aerobee (historical) and Black Brant can leave the atmosphere.   The follow-on book concludes the review with an assessment of Viking to Space Shuttle launch vehicles. As Robert Goddard might have .

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