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Telescience -- A Space Station Goal
Author(s): Michael J. Wiskerchen
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Paper Abstract

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has initiated a major effort to establish a permanent manned presence in space to expand the exploration and use of space for activities that enhance the security and welfare of mankind. In particular, Space Station would: - Establish a means for the permanent presence of people in space.o Provide a capability for routine, continuous utilization of space for science, applications, technology development, commercial utilization, national security and general operations. - Lead to the development and exploitation of the synergistic effects of the man/machine combination in space. - Provide for essential system elements and operational practices for an integrated national space capability. - Reduce the cost and complexity of living in and using space.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0580, Space Station Automation I, (23 December 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.950849
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Michael J. Wiskerchen, Stanford University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0580:
Space Station Automation I
Wun C. Chiou, Editor(s)

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