The Orbital Programmes

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There have been countless proposals and plans for programmes to support the manned exploration of space. Some never left the drawing boards, while others got as far as having hardware produced, only to be cancelled for a variety of reasons prior to the first manned flight. The following are the main manned programmes that have been conducted since 1961. For more in-depth information about these programmes, see the Bibliography.


International Space Station Crew Member Heat Shield Orbital Programme Descent Module 
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