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NASA at 40, what kind of space program does America need for the 21st century?

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the Committee ... Congress, second session, October 1, 1998

by United States

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ISBN 100160580250
ISBN 109780160580253

In general, the public likes manned space missions. In a Pew poll, 59% said manned programs are essential to the future of the space program. In a Gallup/CNN/USA Today poll, 52% said NASA should focus on manned space programs like the space shuttle, while just 37% thought the focus should be on unmanned missions. Initiated in , completed in , Project Mercury was the United States' first man-in-space program. The second U.S. manned space program was announced in January Gemini involved 12 flights, including two unmanned flight tests of the equipment. The mission started with the Russian Soyuz launch on J , followed by the U.S.   The next step, pending FAA approval, is to test such landings for real, using a prototype called DragonFly at the company’s test range in rural McGregor, Texas, halfway between Dallas and Austin. SpaceX has already tested a smaller landing vehicle called Grasshopper at the same site. The DragonFly test program, due to begin later this year and Author: Tony Reichhardt.


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