Commercial Utilization of Space: An International Comparison of Framework Conditions
Few works are available on commercial utilization of space with emphasis on microgravity & remote sensing. This is one of those rare books. The authors focus on basic economic, technical, infrastructural, market, political & legal requirements. Scenarios for the successful commercialization of space are presented & how to access government & university research. An essential reference for space planners, managers & engineers in this field.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
LIST OF FIGURES
REQUIREMENTS AND BASIS
16 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
2niv applications areas Ariane Arianespace Britain budget cartography Center Challenger accident CNES Columbus commercial satellite commercial user commercial utilization competition cooperation costs countries considered demand DFVLR drop towers earth observation EOSAT EURECA Europe European facilities federal flight opportunities framework conditions France gallium arsenide Germany ground-based guarantees HOTOL increase infrastructure initial institutions interest involved Italy Japan Japanese Laboratory Landsat Landsat data launch systems microgravity experiments microgravity projects microgravity research microgravity utilization million mission NASA national space ocean operation orbit organizations participation payloads percent planned political potential private companies private industry private sector processing remote sensing data remote sensing systems requirements S.S. Freedom satellite data satellite remote sensing satellite systems sensors sounding rockets Soviet Soviet Union space activities space program Space Station Freedom Spacelab SPOT data SPOT Image technical Telespazio TEXUS United utilization of microgravity utilization of space vehicles West Germany