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March 15, 1982

Space Technology

Payload Tests Challenge Shuttle Crew

Space Technology

Scales Record Inaccurate Shuttle Weight

Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed Prepares to Restart C-5 Galaxy Production

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Space Technology

Payload Tests Challenge Shuttle Crew

Washington—Placement of payloads back in the shuttle cargo bay with the manipulator arm on the third shuttle mission will be a challenge to the astronaut crew because of the tight clearances that must be met to berth the payloads on the non-standard cargo retention mechanisms being flown.

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Space Technology

Scales Record Inaccurate Shuttle Weight

First two missions used calculations that were heavier than correct figure; finding eases Mission 3 margins

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Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed Prepares to Restart C-5 Galaxy Production

Marietta, Ga.—Lockheed Corp. is preparing to reopen its C-5 Galaxy production line immediately after it receives an Air Force go-ahead for this work, which will be phased in with the long-term C-5A wing modification program and the C-141 stretch that will be completed within a few months.

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Space Technology

Nasa Acts to Standardize Shuttle Launch Procedure

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Letters to Editor

Letters to Editor

Adm. Bobby Inman (Feb. 8, p. 10) proposed that it is somehow “unreasonable” to have a basic “attitude that the government and its public servants cannot be trusted” in determining what information must be protected as classified information.
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Space Technology

Construction at Kennedy Aimed to Support Launch Schedule

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Air Transport

Air Florida Crash Hearing Focuses on Three Areas

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Air Transport

Former Laker Airways Routes Awarded New Service By Caa

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Space Technology

Jpl Attempting to Revive Venus Radar Imaging Plan

Los Angeles—Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials plan to begin evaluating preliminary plans aimed at cutting the cost of developing and operating the former Venus Orbiting Imaging Radar (Voir) program by about one-half. The Voyager imaging radar program was removed from the Fiscal 1983 budget by the Office of Management and Budget, but program officials are preparing for an intensive study of possible cost-cutting measures with Martin Marietta and Hughes Aircraft Co. in an attempt to have the new program—called Venus Mapper-placed in the Fiscal 1984 budget.

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Air Transport

World Airways Urges Cab Fare Action

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