Progress In Astronautics and Aeronautics: Commercial Opportunities In Space

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AIAA, 1990 - Space industrialization - 379 pages
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Contents

A Transportation and Service Platform
1
Advent of Commercial Space
7
Commercial Policies for an International Remote Sensing System
11
Satellite Remote Sensing of Water Resources in the Yangtze and Yellow Riven
18
Concept Evolution
19
ISASs New Launch Vehicle for Science Use
24
A Simulation Study
32
NASA Directions in Space Propulsion for 2000 and Beyond
35
Rupture of the Spit of Sangomar Estuary of the Saalum Senegal
170
Support for European Orbital Infrastructure Operations
176
Review of Drop Tube and Drop Tower Facilities and Research
179
Saudi Arabias Experience in Solar Energy Applications
181
The Saudi Center for Remote Sensing
191
The German Recovery Program
193
LowCost LowVolume Carrier Minilab for Biotechnology
199
Agricultural Applications of Remote Sensing in Hungary
205

User Accommodations on Space Station Freedom
36
Remote Sensing Applications to Tectonism in West Tennessee
44
Satellite Technology in the African Center of Meteorological Applications
54
Possible Uses of the External Tank in Orbit
60
Planning for Space Station Freedom Laboratory
61
Space Station Application of Lessons Learned from Space Shuttle
69
Hydrologic Assessment of Critical Erosion Areas Using Satellite Data
70
Key to LowCost Space Applications
72
Applications of HighResolution Remote Sensing Image Data
77
LowGravity Materials Experiments in the Space
84
Power from the Space Shuttle
90
Preparation of Synthetic Polymer Membranes in a Microgravity
94
Multiple Experiment Processing Furnace Crystal Growth
103
Use of the Spectroradiometer 1 11800 to Solve Problems of Preservation
105
SP100 Nuclear Space Power Systems with Application to Space Commercialization
106
Modular Containerless Processing Facility
112
Use of Satellite Communication for Technology Development and Transfer
117
An Emerging Global Option
121
Dynamics of Surface Tension in Microgravity Environment
124
Legal Problems of Developing Countries Access to Space Launch Vehicles
132
International Law of Responsibility for Remote Sensing
140
Containerless Processing Using Electromagnetic Levitation
151
Lessons from Landsat
159
Cell Separation and Electrofusion in Space
214
Prerequisite for Space Commercialization
217
LowCost Satellites and Satellite Launch Vehicles
227
Interpretation of
235
Remote Sensing Activities in Japan
240
Glass Preparation Under Microgravity
251
Logistic Support to Space Station Freedom
255
Communications and Broadcasting Satellites in Japan
259
Acoustic Levitation for High Temperature Containerless Processing
270
Space Research Satellite Program of Japan
271
Applications for Developing Countries
282
Containerless Processing of Fluoride Glass
286
China Can Conduct Materials Processing and Experiments in Space
292
Remote Sensing Program of the Federal Republic of Germany
296
Japans Space Development Activities for the Practical
316
Author Index for Volume 128
318
Space Station Freedom Optimized to Support Microgravity Research
336
A Guide
353
Orbital Technology Demonstration Program
366
Experiences of a Scientist
374
List of Series Volumes
381
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