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Tuesday, July 15, 2003

The End Of US Manned Spaceflight Looms Ever Closer

Here are some things to consider while you're looking up:

This leads to several articles. In the author makes a number of amazing assertions, including:

"The basic Atlas V costs only a little more
than the $60M Shuttle external tank!"

"Since many people still think that manned space
flight is some kind of measure of national power
(thank you, Nikita Khrushchev!) the first Chinese
flight will produce another Sputnik Shock and pressure
to continue a spectacular US manned program will be

Do the conclusions in "A Modest Proposal" seem reasonable?

Thanks Dan - LRK -

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