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1. Post-Challenger Assessment of Space Shuttle Flight Rates and Utilization, (National Research Council, Washington, DC, October 1986).

2. "Military Launcher Program Meeting Critical Milestones," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 1 February 1988, pp. 36-38.

3. "Report on the Fiscal Year 1990 Authorization Request and Budget Estimates for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration," United States House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications, 100th Congress, 1st Session, page 296.

4. Broad, William, "The Military Finds An Alternative to The Space Shuttle," The New York Times, 18 June 1989, page 6E.

5. Kolcum, E., "Air Force Cannot Meet 1989 Launch Schedule," Aviation Week & Space Technology," 23 January 1989, pp. 21-22.

6. "Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991," United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 100th Congress, 1st Session, part 6, page 171.

7. Kolcum, Edward, "Air Force, Contractors Predict Long Life for Heavy-Lift Vehicle," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 17 July 1989, pages 32-34.

8. Kolcum, Edward, "Titan 4, Delta 2 Launches Generate Confidence in Military Space Operations," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 19 June 1989, pages 40-41.

9. Lynch, David, "Air Force Officials Underestimated Cost, Difficulty of Return to Space," Defense Week, 5 September 1989 , page 1, 12.

10. "Air Force Should Continue to Buy Steel Case Solid Rocket Motors," Inside the Pentagon, 16 September 1989, page 21.

11. Kiernan, Vince, "Air Force Orders 18 More Titan 4 Boosters," Space News, 11 December 1989, page 12.

12. "Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991," United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 100th Congress, 1st Session, part 6, page 194.

13. "Parts shortage Delays Delta 2 Launch of Navstar Satellites," Aviation Week and Space Technology, 13 June 1989, page 21.

14. "McDonnell Douglas Delta 2 Booster Suffers $140 million Cost Overrun," Satellite News, 4 December 1989, page 5.

15. Smith, B., "USAF Awards McDonnell Douglas Contract to Build, Operate, MLVs," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 26 january 1988, pp 20-22.

16. "Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991," United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 100th Congress, 1st Session, part 6, page 195.

17. "Martin Converts USAF Titan 2 to Launch Vehicle For Placing Defense Payloads into Polar Orbit,"Aviation Week & Space Technology, 10 August 1987, p. 18.

18. "Last Titan 3 Rocket Lofts a Secret Military Satellite," The Washington Post, 5 September 1989, page A2.

19. "General Dynamics Wins MLV II Competition," Aerospace Daily, 4 May 1988, p. 185.

20. Carroll, H. et al, "Design and Development of Pegasus Propulsion," AIAA Paper 89-2314, 10 July 1989.

21. Smith, Bruce, "Pegasus Air-launched Test Vehicle Is Rolled Out," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 14 August 1989, pages 36-40.

22. Nichols, Robert, "The Winged Horse," Ad Astra, February 1989, pages 30-36.

23. Covault, Craig, "Pegasus Commercial Launch Project to Begin Rocket Motor Test Firings," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 13 February 1989, page 91.

24. "Third Pegasus Test Flight To Validate Fixes, Data Relay System," Aerospace Daily, 17 January 1990, page 91.

25. "Milspace Programs," Military Space, 31 July 1989, page 7.

26. "Space Testing," Military Space, 23 october 1989, page 2.

27. "Space Data Scores Again With DARPA," Space Business News, 7 August 1989, page 1-2.

28. Covault, Craig, "Pegasus, MX Boosters Combined for New Defense Launch Vehicle," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 18 December 1989, pages 47-50.

29. "ALS Contractors Concentrate on Expendable, Reusable Designs," Aerospace Daily, 20 June 1989, page 463.

30. Wolfe, M.G. et al, "The Advanced Launch System." 40th International Astronautical Federation Congress, Malaga Spain, 8-14 October 1989, IAF Paper 89-229.

31. Branscome, D.R., "United States Space Transportation Survey," Proceedings of the 2nd European Aerospace Conference on Progress in Space Transportation, (European Space Agency, ESA SP-293, August 1989), pages 39-44.

32. "Air Force Embraces Expendable Launchers," Military Space, 17 July 1989, page 3-4.

33. "Adams, Peter, "Congress May Consider ALS Too Costly, Sources Say," Defense News, 27 March 1989, page 25.

34. Smith, Bruce, "USAF Cuts Vehicle Design Work On Advanced Launch System," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 18 December 1989, page 112.

35. Finnegan, Philip, "Report: ALS Program Lacks Mission, Should be Pared to Propulsion Study," Defense News, 25 September 1989, page 4.

36. Finnegan, Philip, "U.S. Air Force, NASA Restructure Advanced Launch System Program," Defense News, 15 January 1990, page 1, 25.

37. Lynn, Norman, "Mission to Mach 25," Flight International, 6 May 1989, pages 42-44.

38. Augenstein, Bruno, et al, "Assessment of NASP: Future Options," RAND Working Draft WD-4437-AF, June 1989, reprinted in "The National Aerospace Plane," Joint Hearing of the Science Space and Technology and Armed Services Committees of the House of Representatives, 101th Congress 1st Session.

39. Air Force Studies Board, Hypersonic Technology for Military Application, (National Research Council, Washington, DC, 1989).

40. Covault, Craig, "White House Acts to Reverse Aero-Space Plane Cancellation," Aviation Week & Space Technology, 24 April 1989, page 20-21.

41. "NASP" Aerospace Daily, 29 April 1988, page 166.

42. "Space Council Slows NASP Development," Space Business News, 10 July 1989, page 1, 7.

43. "Space Council Stretches Out NASP," Military Space, 17 Jul 1989, page 6.

44. Roesch, Karine, "Superfast 'Space Plane' Off to a Slow Start," Congressional Quarterly Weekly, 6 January 1990, page 35-37.

45. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Five Year Defense Program; Book 1 FYDP Program Structure, DoD 7045.7-H, August 1984, page 1-26.

46. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 135.

47. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 143.

48. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 146.

49. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Five Year Defense Program; Book 1 FYDP Program Structure, DoD 7045.7-H, August 1984, page 3-41

50. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Five Year Defense Program; Book 1 FYDP Program Structure, DoD 7045.7-H, August 1984, page 3-41.

51. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 168.

52. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 170.

53. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 288.

54. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 382.

55. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Five Year Defense Program; Book 1 FYDP Program Structure, DoD 7045.7-H, August 1984, page 6F-26.

56. Department of the Air Force, Supporting Data for Fiscal Year 1994, Budget Estimate Submission: Descriptive Summaries, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, April 1993, page 585.

57. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Five Year Defense Program; Book 1 FYDP Program Structure, DoD 7045.7-H, August 1984, page 6F-55.

58. Carroll, H. et al, "Design and Development of Pegasus Propulsion," AIAA Paper 89-2314, 10 July 1989.

59. "Space Testing," Military Space, 23 october 1989, page 2.

60. "Space Data Scores Again With DARPA," Space Business News, 7 August 1989, page 1-2.




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