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Hearing on the NASA space shuttle and the reusable launch vehicle programs

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee ... first session, May 16, 1995 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages57
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Open LibraryOL7373691M
ISBN 100160477344
ISBN 109780160477348
OCLC/WorldCa33833061

  An XB space plane is about one-fourth the size of a former NASA space shuttle and uses a deployable solar array for power. It wei lbs. (4, kilograms) and has a small payload bay.   In a letter last week to NASA administrator Charles Bolden, the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee warned they would issue a subpoena for documents regarding NASA’s plans for the Space Launch System and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle if NASA didn’t comply with their request by Monday.

Subjects covered include, but are not limited to the Space Station, Apollo program, astronaut candidates, ATLAS project, Cassini-Huygens mission, Deep Space Network, Expendable Launch Vehicles, Hubble Space Telescope, Mars Observer, Mars Pathfinder, Mission to Planet Earth, Pioneer, Reusable Launch Vehicles, and Viking. Shuttle launches. In and NASA requested money for a reusable space shuttle to carry cargo to space cheaply, and for a man orbiting space station by , and for .

15,, views. How To Wash Your Hands In Space | Video. - Duration: seconds. 11,, views. 56, MPH Space Rock Hits Moon, Explosion Seen | Video Views: K. NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project Edited Oral History Transcript though, that a reusable launch vehicle is the right thing to do, and I do think that what we did, in doing it, is the right thing, because I think whatever the Shuttle is or the next generation is going to be either—I don't know about a single stage to orbit.


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Hearing on the NASA space shuttle and the reusable launch vehicle programs by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hearing on the NASA space shuttle and the reusable launch vehicle programs: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, [United States.

Congress. Senate. The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from to Its official name, Space Transportation System (STS), was taken from a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only Organization: NASA.

The Space Launch System (SLS) is planned to be a US super heavy-lift expendable launch vehicle, which has been under development since its announcement in It is the primary launch vehicle of NASA's deep space exploration plans, including the planned crewed lunar flights of the Artemis program and a possible follow-on human mission to Mars.

SLS replaces the Function: Super heavy-lift launch vehicle. The Policy established NASA as the lead agency for technology development and for the demonstration of second-generation (i.e., a. The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster was a fatal incident in the United States space program that occurred on February 1,when the Space Shuttle Columbia (OV) disintegrated as it reentered the atmosphere, killing all seven crew disaster was the second fatal accident in the Space Shuttle program, after the breakup of Challenger soon after on: Over Texas and Louisiana.

NASA continues to emphasize that the Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket is an essential part of its plans to return humans to the Moon and go on to Mars.

Jeff Foust reports that NASA is getting some criticism in Congress not for the vehicle’s delays but instead because NASA isn’t planning to make greater use of it. The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle - byT.A.

Heppenheimer, NASA History Series SP - complete on line book CCTV (Crew/Cargo Transfer Vehicle) - earlier discussions of CCTV. NASA's space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on Ap and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30 years of missions.

During an April 18 House space-and-aeronautics subcommittee hearing, lawmakers grilled NASA officials on the likelihood of having a shuttle replacement flying by Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Legal & Compliance for Blue Origin, a commercial space company operating and developing two reusable launch vehicle programs, developing and manufacturing the BE family of engines, developing a lunar lander program, as well as pursuing other advanced development initiatives in space.

Prior to his current position, Marinaro served as the executive director of the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel in the wake of the Space Shuttle Columbia mishap. The panel was chartered by Congress after the deadly Apollo 1 launch pad fire to oversee NASA space flight programs and directly advise the NASA administrator.

RLV (Reusable Launch Vehicles) News offers brief articles and comments concerning developments in the area of space transport, which includes vehicles for earth launch to orbit, suborbital spaceflight, and in-space vehicles. It also provides lots of links to news articles, announcements by commercial rocket developers, NASA events, etc.

On Febru the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and the House Science Committee came together for the first of many hearings on the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy and its ramifications. "Today we are focusing on the Columbia," Senate Commerce Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) noted.

"At subsequent hearings, we will address the role of. Here, too, Hunter wrote, was an "opportunity [for] the development, using aircraft-like techniques, of a new launch vehicle. It would be relatively small (so was the Douglas DC-3), use the most modern of operational techniques, and rely heavily on basic technology developed by the shuttle and other programs.

Leland Devon Melvin (born Febru in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American engineer and a retired NASA served on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist on STS, and as mission specialist 1 on STSMelvin was named the NASA Associate Administrator for Education in October Born: Febru (age 55), Lynchburg.

Space Shuttle programs, the space agency hired contractors to develop launch vehicles and spacecraft. Contractor operations were subject to government insight, defined as “NASA’s ability to penetrate” into these companies’ “vehicle design, development, test and operations,” as well as strict oversight, or “the.

Chapter Return to Flight: Richard H. Truly and the Recovery from the Challenger Accident 1. by John A. Logsdon. Seventy-three seconds after its a.m.

liftoff on Septemthose watching the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery and its five-man crew breathed a collective sigh of ery had passed the point in its mission at which, on Janu. and sunday at p.m., on american history tv. on c-span 3. working with our cable affiliates as we explore the american story.

nasa administrator jim bridenstein testified before the house science and space committee about his agency's fiscal year budget. he spoke about nasa's priorities. and plans for american astronauts to return to the moon in Politico. POLITICO Space. Blue Origin’s reusable space vehicle.

“They are going to go ahead testing that,” she said. — NASA is planning to launch the first part of the Lunar. The new chairman of the House Science Subcommittee on Space, JamesSensenbrenner (R-WI), reviewed NASA's fiscal year budgetrequest in a February 13 hearing.

The agency is slated to receive$ billion for the upcoming fiscal year, but has been targetedby the Administration for a cut of $5 billion over the next fiveyears (see FYI #) Warning that "NASA has a history.

Mueller: Well, I'm doing what I set out to do with the Space Shuttle, and that's building a fully reusable launch vehicle. Again, it wasn't really feasible to do that until there was a large enough market for satellites, which the commercial communication satellites provides to justify the investment in the vehicle itself.Eager to prove the space program a success, NASA declared the space shuttle an operational vehicle after only four test flights and prepared to fly a citizen in space on the 25 th flight—the launch of Challenger.

Having already experienced numerous delays to the mission, NASA had tunnel vision to launch the craft, and relied on previous.We publish excerpts from that speech ranging from the future of the shuttle and Orbital Space Plane to the role of American military space power. Tuesday, The fifth stage of the RLV grieving process.

For the past several years the entrepreneurial reusable launch vehicle industry has tried to cope with the collapse of the LEO.