Space Station Engineering Design Issues: Report of a Workshop

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The Space Station Freedom program is the next major U.S. manned space initiative. It has as its objective the establishment of a permanently manned facility in low earth orbit. This book summarizes the main findings and recommendations of a workshop that examined the space station program with a view toward identifying critical engineering issues related to the design and operation of the station.

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Workshop Committee on Space Station Engineering Design Issues, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 General Design Issues; 5 3 Issues Related to Utilization and Operations Requirements for the Space Station; 6 4 Issues Related to Systems Requirements and Design; 7 5 Management Issues Relevant to Design; 8 Supplementary Discussion; 9 Appendix A: Letter from the NASA Office of Space Station; 10 Appendix B: Statement of Task; 11 Appendix C: Presenters at the Workshop; 12 Abbreviations/Symbols; 13 Acronyms; 14 Selected Material Used at the Workshop

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309078856
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 90
  • ID: 9780309078856
  • ISBN10: 0309078857

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