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February 20, 1984

Editorial

Growth Pains for Shuttle

Space Technology

EVAs, Landing Highlight Shuttle 10

Space Technology

Florida Landing Cuts Turnaround

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Editorial

Growth Pains for Shuttle

NASA’s tenth shuttle mission and its successful deployment of two communications satellites that failed to reach working altitudes was a reminder of the laws of probability—and of Murphy. Lady luck never stays with the home team forever.

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Space Technology

EVAs, Landing Highlight Shuttle 10

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Space Technology

Florida Landing Cuts Turnaround

Shuttle Mission 10’s return to Kennedy Center fulfills original program goal, reduces orbiter processing 6-8 days

2021

Space Technology

FAA, NASA Review Shuttle Airspace Security

Kennedy Space Center—The Federal Aviation Administration and Kennedy Space Center will review security precautions to protect airspace around space shuttle launch and landing activities here following the penetration of at least four unauthorized aircraft into Kennedy's restricted airspace during orbiter Challenger landing operations Feb. 11.
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Space Technology

NASA Reviewing Launch Prices After Westar 6, Palapa Losses

Washington—National Aeronautics and Space Administration is reviewing shuttle launch agreement and pricing policies following the loss of the Western Union Westar 6 and Indonesian Palapa B-2 spacecraft due to commercial upper stage failures following successful deployment from the orbiter Challenger on shuttle Mission 10.
2223

Space Technology

Satellite Losses Generate Varied Insurer Reactions

Huntsville, Ala.—Insurance underwriters in the U. S. and London are reacting differently to failure of two communications satellites to reach geosynchronous orbit after successful deployment from the space shuttle orbiter Challenger’s cargo bay earlier this month.

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Space Technology

Rise Seen in Insurance Costs

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Space Technology

Air Force Plans Security Updates at Vandenberg

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F-20 Investment

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Space Technology

USAF Retains Plans to Use Star 48 Motors on Navstar

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