1967-02-01

Space Power and the Progression of Manned Space Flight Requirements 670550

The application of space-power technology to a possible progression of manned space flight requirements is presented. Of particular concern is the spectrum of mission requirements and constraints which strongly influence the selection and integration of a space-power concept with manned spacecraft, and the desire to “build-in” as much intrinsic value as possible into hardware decisions.
An orderly progression of the manned space flight activity can be postulated which extends from immediate exploitation of Apollo earth-orbital capability to manned exploration of the planets. A multipurpose space station occupies a predominant role within this progression and will provide the major stimuli for the development of new and improved space-power concepts.

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