Accession Number : ADA288779

Title :   The U.S. Commercial Space Launch Program and the Department of Defense Dilemma.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI CENTER FOR NAVAL WARFARE STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Clapp, William G.

PDF Url : ADA288779

Report Date : 18 AUG 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This memorandum recommends affordable and sensible actions for improving the US commercial space program in order to ensure US companies, as well as the Department of Defense, have continuing access to space using economical US rockets.

Descriptors :   *LAUNCH VEHICLES, *SPACE LAUNCHED, MILITARY OPERATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, GLOBAL, POLICIES, COMMERCE, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, MARKETING, DECISION MAKING, LOW COSTS, SPACE SCIENCES, LAUNCHING, ACCESS, REGULATIONS, RIGIDITY, MILITARY BUDGETS, SPACE MISSIONS, ROCKETS.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE