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Donald A. Beattie served on the Space Station Advisory Committee from 1987 to 1994. He recounts the evolution of this troubled program from the perspective of a participant and close observer who worked side by side with many of the early NASA Space Station managers. He pulls no punches in describing the political and managerial conflicts that resulted in severely compromising a major international program that may never achieve the research goals envisioned when first announced by President Reagan in 1984.procuring adequate spares during the initial production run . . . may lead to quality and consistency issues as well as increased cost.aquot; How to deal ... The CAV believed that the CRV was critical to achieving a permanent human presence on the Space Station. The CRV ... Testimony the committees had heard during the FY 1998 and FY 1999 hearings certainly supported the CAVa#39;s shortfall estimate. CRVanbsp;...

Author:Donald A. Beattie
Publisher:Collectors Guide Pub - 2006


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