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Space station needs, attributes, and architectural options. Part 1, Summary : final briefing.

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NASA contractor report ; NASA CR-175382.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis NAS 1.26:175382 (Text) 977154-1001 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: ii, 151 pages : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Bethpage, N.Y. : Grumman Aerospace Corporation ; 1983.

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General Note:
"5-9 April 1983."
Prepared in cooperation with COMSAT General and General Electric.
Summary, etc.:
"Candidate missions for the space station were subjected to an evaluation/filtering process which included the application of budgetary constraints and performance of benefits analysis. Results show that the initial space station should be manned, placed in a 28.5 deg orbit, and provide capabilities which include a space test facility, satellite service, a transport harbor, and an observatory. A space industrial park may be added once further development effort validates the cost and expanding commercial market for space-processed material. Using the space station as a national space test facility can enhance national security, as well as commercial and scientific interests alike. The potential accrued gross mission model benefit derived from these capabilities is $5.9B without the industrial park, and $9.3B with it. Other benefits include the lowering of acquisition costs for NASA and DoD space assets and a basis for broadening international participation"--NTIS abstract.
Reproduction Note:
Microfiche. [Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration], 1984. 2 microfiches.
Funding Information Note:
Contract NASW-3685
Subject: Space stations > Planning.

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