ERIC Number: ED310939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Space Station Freedom. A Foothold on the Future.
This booklet describes the planning of the space station program. Sections included are: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "A New Era Begins" (discussing scientific experiments on the space station); (3) "Living in Space"; (4) "Dreams Fulfilled" (summarizing the history of the space station development, including the skylab and shuttle); (5) "Building a Way Station to Worlds Beyond" (illustrating an approach to building the space station); (6) "Orbital Mechanics" (discussing the maneuverability of the space station, including robotic application); (7) "Evolving with Versatility" (describing blueprints for expanding a space station); and (8) "Foothold on the Future" (discussing the future plans of the space station program). (YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Office of Space Station.