A Skeptical View of Spacefaring

Easterbrook, Gregg
December 2004
American Enterprise;Dec2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p32
Proposes the cancellation of the Space Shuttle program of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in order to rationalize manned space flight. Objective of the U.S. Congress in supporting the program; Role of low-cost throwaway rockets in realizing manned space flight; Record of the X-15 space plane in space flight; Comparison of the Space Shuttle program with previous space flight programs.


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