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Author Dubbs, Chris

Title Realizing tomorrow : the path to private spaceflight / Chris Dubbs and Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom ; foreword by Charles D. Walker

Publ Info Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  TL790 .D79 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  TL790 .D79 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 299 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Outward odyssey : a people's history of spaceflight
Outward odyssey
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-284) and index
Contents The entire population of the earth in orbit -- The birth of private rocket companies -- Private citizens get their chance in space -- Russia commercializes space -- Citizen explorers -- The quest for a reusable spaceship -- The ansari x prize launches an industry -- Private manned spaceflight makes history -- Space tourism goes mainstream -- It takes more than a spaceship to build an industry
Note Presents a behind-the-scenes look at the quest to develop a private space program by individuals and commercial enterprises in America and Russia
LC subject Space flights
Space tourism
Outer space -- Civilian use
Space industrialization
Add Author Paat-Dahlstrom, Emeline
ISBN 9780803216105 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803216106 (cloth : alk. paper)