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Space enterprise : beyond NASA

Author: David Gump
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlines the parameters for the development and growth of a new space industry fuelled by the competitiveness of private enterprise. The book aims to demonstrate that NASA's failure, after the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gump, David.
Space enterprise.
New York : Praeger, 1990
(OCoLC)645251986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Gump
ISBN: 0275933148 9780275933142
OCLC Number: 19458858
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the overdue frontier --
The Shuttle: pushed beyond its limit --
The birth of a new industry --
Rockets and spaceplanes of the 1990s --
The $5,000 ticket to space --
Space communications: ready for new growth --
Wonder drugs and electronics from orbital factories --
3M: looking for profits in zero-gravity --
Orbital R & D for earth-side problems --
Spotting earthly treasures with orbital cameras --
Prime real estate: the new space stations --
The new trade route: the moon, Mars, and low Earth orbit.
Responsibility: David P. Gump.

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?This veteran analyst offers an appraisal of investment opportunities in a wide array of space-related activities. NASA will no longer be a major factor in the commercialization of space. Gump views Read more...

 
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