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October 30, 1989

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Shuttle Launch Schedule Accelerates After Galileo Deployment, Atlantis Reentry

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Usaf Study Asserts That Soviet Defenses Would Be Ineffective Against B-2 Bomber

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Oakland Prepares to Accept Traffic From Damaged Sfo

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Shuttle Launch Schedule Accelerates After Galileo Deployment, Atlantis Reentry

WASHINGTON The space shuttle program is about to begin a high launch rate schedule following the successful reentry and landing Oct. 23 of the orbiter Atlantis, completing the Galileo deployment mission. The Atlantis mission clears the way for NASA to begin scheduling flights at a rate of nearly one a month—a launch pace similar to that attempted in the months just before the 1986 Challenger accident.
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Usaf Study Asserts That Soviet Defenses Would Be Ineffective Against B-2 Bomber

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Oakland Prepares to Accept Traffic From Damaged Sfo

SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco International Airport officials have increased to about $23 million the estimate of damage caused by the Oct. 17 earthquake, while across the bay, Oakland airport prepared to absorb additional passengers who now find it difficult to reach San Francisco International Airport.

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Amroc Retains Key Personnel Despite Cutbacks After Pad Fire

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Ozone Hole’s Reappearance Linked to Chlorofluorocarbons

WASHINGTON New data from an old spacecraft offer the strongest case yet that the use of chlorofluorocarbons is to blame for depletion of Earth’s protective ozone layer. The data from a polar orbiting satellite show that the ozone hole that opened over Antarctica in 1987, but vanished last year, has reappeared.
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Delay of First Hedi Test Launch Caused By Flight Destruct System Replacement

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Bromon Aircraft Suspends Operations, Orders Suppliers to Stop Br2000 Work

LOS ANGELES Bromon Aircraft Corp. suspended operations last week and has sent letters to its suppliers ordering them to stop all work on the BR2000 twin-turboprop transport. Bromon’s board of directors made the decision on Oct. 23, after the firm’s lenders stopped funding the project.
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Dassault Seeks Partner for Falcon 2000 Production

BORDEAUX, FRANCE Dassault is seeking an industrial partner for its Falcon 2000 business jet that would take responsibility for production of a portion of the twin-engine transport. The French aircraft company is prepared to offer the manufacture of the Falcon 2000 aft fuselage section and engine nacelles to the program partner, according to Dassault Senior Vice President-Research, Development and Cooperation, Bruno Revellin-Falcoz.
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Esa Council Endorses French Matra Design for Polar Platform

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Snecma to Deliver Atar 9k50 Powerplants for Use in Prototypes of Upgraded Kfir

PARIS French engine manufacturer Snecma is preparing to deliver the first of five Atar 9K50 turbojet powerplants for a modernized version of the Israeli Kfir combat aircraft. The engines will equip prototypes of Israel Aircraft Industries’ upgraded Kfir that are expected to be fitted with avionics and other systems developed for IAI’S Lavi fighter, according to French government and industry officials.
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