- Safety of the Thermal Protection System of the Space Shuttle Orbiter By M.-Elisabeth Paté-Cornell and Paul S. Fischbeck, December 1990 -- This report describes the first phase of a study designed to improve the management and the safety of the black tiles of the Space Shuttle orbiter. This study is based on teh coupling of a probabilitic risk assessment (PRA) model and relevant organizational factors." [PDF 4.8 Mb]
- US Army Use Of Space-Based Systems by Major Donald W. Evans, USA, Marine Corps University Command and Staff College In response to evolving technological and world developments the US Army will have an expanding need for space-based systems in the future.
- Meteor Burst Communications: An Additional Means Of Long-Haul Communications by Major John P. Jernovics Sr., USMC, Marine Corps University Command and Staff College Recognizing the limitations and vulnerabilities of existing communication systems and the ever-increasing requirement for additional communication paths with an over-the-horizon (OTH) capability, the Marine Corps and other branches of the military have shown an interest in the resurgence of meteor burst communications (MBC) and its potential applications.
- Surrender Or Suicide...Why America Needs SDI by Major Robert M. Keane, USMC, Marine Corps University Command and Staff College THE UNITED STATES MUST MAKE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE ITS TOP DEFENSE PRIORITY, IF ITS NATIONAL SECURITY IS TO BE GUARANTEED INTO THE NEXT DECADE.
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