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Astronauts for hire : the emergence of a commercial astronaut corps / Erik Seedhouse.

By: Seedhouse, Erik.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration: Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Springer published in association with Praxis Publishing, c2012Description: xxv, 243 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781461405191 (pbk.); 146140519X (pbk.).Subject(s): Astronautics -- Economic aspects | Astronauts | Space travelers | Outer space -- Civilian useDDC classification:
The birth of the world's first commercial astronaut agency -- Who becomes a commercial astronaut? -- Medical qualification and training -- Meet the industry -- The new breed of space vehicles -- Suborbital missions -- Orbital missions -- One small step for entrepreneurship.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-82) and index.

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