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The space taxi race

  • Erik Seedhouse
Part of the Other Springer-Praxis books of related interest by Erik Seedhoose book series (PRAXIS)


“NASA announces $1.1 billion in support for a trio of spaceships.” That was one of the headlines on August 3rd, 2012, when NASA announced it had committed US$1.1 billion over the next 21 months to support spaceship development efforts by a line-up of companies with the aim of having American astronauts flying on American spacecraft within five years.


International Space Station Space Vehicle Space Shuttle Launch Vehicle Thermal Protection System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Seedhouse
    • 1
  1. 1.MiltonCanada

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