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Human Exploration of Space: A Review of NASA's 90-Day Study and Alternatives (1990)
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB)

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Front Matter i-xvi
Introduction 1-4
I. Alternative Mission Concepts 5-10
II. Space Transportation: Launch Systems, Propulsion, and Power 11-16
III. Other Critical Technologies for the Human Exploration Initiative 17-20
IV. Space Science and the Human Exploration Initiative 21-26
V. Nontechnical Considerations 27-32
VI. Summary Responses to Questions Posed by the Vice President 33-38
Biographical Sketches of Committee Members 39-44
Bibliography 45-48
Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Technical Terms 49-50
Appendix A: December 4, 1989, Letter from Vice President Dan Quayle to Dr. Frank Press and Dr. Press' Response 51-57
Appendix B: List of Participants 58-60
Appendix C: Excerpts from the President's July 20, 1989, Speech and the November 2, 1989, National Space Policy 61-64


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