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April 4, 1988

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Nasa Wins Policy Dispute Over Space Shuttle Pricing

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Congress Questions Nasa’s Ability to Fund Mix of Orbital Platforms

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Administration Resists Efforts to Legislate Defense Trade Policy

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Nasa Wins Policy Dispute Over Space Shuttle Pricing

WASHINGTON NASA last week won the first round of a space policy dispute with other agencies over pricing for private use of the space shuttle, and as a result will charge $110 million to deploy a commercial man-tended space platform in the early 1990s.

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Congress Questions Nasa’s Ability to Fund Mix of Orbital Platforms

WASHINGTON Congress must decide in upcoming Fiscal 1989 budget legislation whether to proceed with NASA’s space station, a leased commercial space platform, use of the Spacehab module or some combination of the three facilities. Members of the House subcommittee on space science and applications last week asked NASA officials to choose among the three in a hearing on the Commercially Developed Space Facility (CDSF).
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Administration Resists Efforts to Legislate Defense Trade Policy

WASHINGTON Congress’ frustration with the decline in U. S. trade performance has spilled over into one of the few American bright spots—trade in aerospace and defense products. Members are concerned that some foreign buyers are insisting that they coproduce the U. S. weapons systems that they buy and that U. S. contractors help arrange trade in products they produce to help offset the cost of the weapons.

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British Aerospace Threatens Deadlock If Airbus Industrie Fails to Reorganize

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Pentagon Establishes Committee to Oversee Military Rpv Programs

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Lockheed, Nasa Complete Propfan Test Flights

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California Firms, Employees Indicted on Fraud Charges

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Hughes Designs Advanced Launch System Using Strap-on Propulsion Modules

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Eec Will Investigate British Aerospace Buy of Rover Automotive Manufacturer

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Teledyne Ryan Proposes Model 324 for Navy Midrange Rpv Requirement

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