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June 13, 1988

EDITORIALS

Slip the Surly Bonds...

EDITORIALS

Smart Rocks, Brilliant Pebbles, Shifting Sands

INDUSTRY UBSERVER

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EDITORIALS

Slip the Surly Bonds...

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EDITORIALS

Smart Rocks, Brilliant Pebbles, Shifting Sands

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ORBITAL OPPORTUNITIES THE EGAN GROUP, a Washington, D. C.-based management consulting firm, has been selected by NASA for a contract to develop private sector interest in investing in and operating space station systems and services. The two-year contract is valued at $488,000, and it has options for two additional years for a total of $1.6 million. The new national space policy requires NASA to increase private sector involvement in the station.
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MARKET FOCUS

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STRATEGIC DEFENSE WEAPONS

SDI Priority Shifts Threaten Space-Based Interceptor

WASHINGTON The Space-Based Interceptor program, an element of the Phase 1 Strategic Defense System, is facing possible cancellation of its flight experiment and a long stretchout of its technology development by the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, industry officials said last week.

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STRATEGIC DEFENSE WEAPONS

Democrats Propose Shift In SDI Research Program To Warhead Upgrades

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STRATEGIC DEFENSE WEAPONS

McDonnell Douglas Readies STOL Maneuvering Technology Demonstrator for First Flight

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HEAD LINE NEWS

Thiokol Drops Out of Bidding For Advanced Shuttle Solid Rocket

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HEAD LINE NEWS

Ariane 4 Flight Delayed By Technical Problems

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HEAD LINE NEWS

U. S. Space Shuttle Set For Rollout to Launch Pad

The space shuttle Discovery with redesigned solid rocket boosters and other extensive modifications is set for transfer to Launch Pad 39 at the Kennedy Space Center next week. The rollout follows 2*/i years of agonizing NASA/contractor efforts to recover from the Challenger accident in January, 1986.

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