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Environmental statement for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Space Science, launch vehicle and propulsion programs
Abstract: NASA OSS Launch Vehicle and Propulsion Programs are responsible for the launch of approximately 20 automated science and applications spacecraft per year. These launches are for NASA programs and those of other U. S. government agencies, private organizations, such as the Comsat Corporation, foreign countries, and international organizations. Launches occur from Cape Kennedy, Florida; Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; Wallops Island, Virginia; and the San Marco Platform in the Indian Ocean off Kenya. Spacecraft launched by this program contribute in a variety of ways to the control of and betterment of the environment. Environmental effects caused by the launch vehicles are limited in extent, duration, and intensity and are considered insignificant.
Publication Date: Aug 01, 1972
Document ID:
19720021219
(Acquired Nov 22, 1995)
Accession Number: 72N28869
Subject Category: SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number: NASA-TM-X-68392
Coverage: Final Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Type: Technical Report
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA; Washington, DC, United States
Description: 86p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: ENVIRONMENTAL SURVEYS; LAUNCH VEHICLES; PROPULSION SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS; LAUNCH VEHICLE CONFIGURATIONS; LAUNCHING BASES; SPACECRAFT LAUNCHING
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