Bibliography

ARTICLES/BOOKS/MAGAZINES/PUBLISHED REPORTS

Air Force Strategy Division, Air Force Executive Guidance, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office, December 1995.

Anderson, John L. "Leaps of the Imagination Using the Horizon Mission" Ad Astra. January/February 1995.

Anselmo, Joseph C. "Shrinking Satellites" Aviation Week. 26 February 1996.

Caceres, Marco Antonio "Space Market Shifts to Private Sector" Aviation Week, 8 January 1996.

Clarke, Arthur C. "Space Drive: A Fantasy that Could Become Reality" Ad Astra. November/December 1994.

El-Genk, Mohamed S. A Critical Review of Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion 1984-1993. New York, New York.: American Institute of Physic, 1994.

Emanuel, G., and Guidice D. A. "Plasma Dynamics and Lasers." Aerospace America. December 1995.

Goldin, Daniel S. "Viewpoint." Aviation Week and Space Review. 26 February 1996.

Hassen, Basil, et al. "Thermophysics." Aerospace America. December 1995.

Myrabo, L. N., and Strayer, T. D. Analysis of Laser-Supported Detonation Waves for Application to Airbreathing Pulsejet Engines. New York, New York.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1995.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA. Shuttle Ground Operations Efficiencies/Technology Study. Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1995, vol. 6, NAS 10-11344.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Space Propulsion Plan (Draft). Huntsville, Ala.: Marshall Space Flight Center, 22 January 1996.

"Technologies For The 21st Century." Scientific American. September 1995.

Tirpak, John A. "The Air Force Today and Tomorrow." Air Force Magazine. January 96.

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Space Launch Modernization Plan, Office of Science and Technology Policy. Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1995, Executive Summary.

USAF Scientific Advisory Board. New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, Summary Volume. Washington, D.C.: USAF Scientific Advisory Board, 15 December 1995.

Zurbin, Robert. "A Question of Power." Ad Astra. November/December 1994.

ASSESSORS/ADVISOR COMMENTS AND FEEDBACK

Bushnell, Dave, subject: assessor comments on 2025 Spacelift and pulse detonation technologies. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air War College/2025, 29 February 1996.

LECTURES/SPEECHES/VIDEOS/INTERNET SOURCES

Inventions. Discovery Channel, subject: special on the Argonne Laboratory nuclear programs. Aired 27 February 1995.

Kelso, T. S., LtCol USAF, et al.. "Unconventional Spacelift." SPACECAST 2020, briefing. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air Command and Staff College, 25 March 1994.

Mueller, Dick. Washington Strategic Analysis Team. Global Response Aerospace Sortie, briefing. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air War College/2025, 6 March 1996.

The RLV Operations Concept 'Vision.' Summary of the President's National Space Transportation Policy. On-line internet, February 1996, available from file:///C/-2025/TAV/RLVHP1A.HTM.

Sponable, Lt Col Jess. Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), briefing. Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Library/2025 Support area, 6 March 1996. (Secret) Information extracted is unclassified.


Notes

1. Air Force Strategy Division;, Air Force Executive Guidance, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force (Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office [GPO], 1995), 2.

2. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Space Launch Modernization Plan, Office of Science and Technology Policy (Washington D. C.: GPO, 1995), Executive Summary, 14-17.

3. USAF Scientific Advisory Board, New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, summary volume (Washington, D.C.: USAF Scientific Advisory Board, 15 December 1995), i.

4. Lt Col Jess Sponable, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, briefing, Air University Library, 2025 Support area, 6 March 1996. (Secret) Information extracted is unclassified.

5. John L. Anderson, "Leaps of the Imagination Using the Horizon Mission Methodology," Ad Astra, January/February 1995, 37.

6. Air Force Strategy Division, Air Force Executive Guidance, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force (Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office [GPO], 1995), 2.

7. Dr. Robert Zurbin, "A Question of Power," Ad Astra, November/December 1994, 40.

8. Lt Col Jess Sponable, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, briefing, Air University Library, 2025 Support area, 6 March 1996. (Secret) Information extracted is unclassified.

9. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Space Launch Modernization Plan, Office of Science and Technology Policy (Washington D. C.: GPO, 1995), Executive Summary, 23-29.

10. The RLV Operations Concept 'Vision,' Summary of the President's National Space Transportation Policy. on-line, Internet, 7 February 1996, available from file:///C/-2025/tav/rlvhtp1a.htm.

11. Air Command and Staff College, SPACECAST 2020 into the Future (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, 1994), section 5, 1.

12. USAF Scientific Advisory Board, New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, summary volume (Washington, D.C.: USAF Scientific Advisory Board, 15 December 1995), 44.

13. Ibid., 44-45.

14. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Space Launch Modernization Plan, Office of Science and Technology Policy (Washington D. C.: GPO, 1995), Executive Summary, 14.

15. Ibid., 14-17.

16. Sponable briefing.

17. Ibid.

18. Ibid.

19. National Aeronautics Space Administration, NASA, Shuttle Ground Operations Efficiencies/Technology Study (Washington D. C.: GPO, 1995), volume 6, NAS 10-11344.

20. Sponable briefing.

21. Air Command and Staff College, SPACECAST 2020 into the Future (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, 1994).

22. Basil Hassan et al., "Thermophysics," Aerospace America, December 1995, 19.

23. Paul C. W. Chu, "High Temperature Superconductors," Scientific American, September 1995, 128-131.

24. Douglas B. Lenat, "Artificial Intelligence," Scientific American, September 1995, 62-64. Lenat describes current ability for computer systems to reason and projects near future abilities to incorporate into commercial applications.

25. Lt Col Jess Sponable, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, briefing, Air University Library, 2025 Support area, 6 March 1996, (SECRET). Information extracted is unclassified.

26. Ibid.

27. Bryan Palaszewski, "Propellants and Combustion; Aerospace America, December 1995, 46.

28. Hassan, 19.

29. Sponable.

30. George M. Whitesides, "Self-Assembling Materials," Scientific American, September 1995, 116.

31. Kaigham J. Gabriel, "Engineering Microscopic Machines," Scientific American, September 1995, 120.

32. Craig A. Rogers, "Intelligent Materials," Scientific American, September 1995, 123-124.

33. Chu, 130-131.

34. Marco Antonio Caceres, "Space Market Shifts to Private Sector," Aviation Week, 8 January 1996, 111.

35. Lt Col Jess Sponable, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, briefing, Air University Library, 2025 Support area, 6 March 1996. (SECRET). Information extracted is unclassified.

36. Joseph C. Anselmo, "Shrinking Satellites," Aviation Week, 26 February 1996, 64.

37. John A. Tirpak, "The Air Force Today and Tomorrow," Air Force Magazine, January 96, 22.

38. Daniel S. Goldin, "Viewpoint," Aviation Week, 26 February 1996, 74.

39. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Space Propulsion Plan (Draft), Marshall Space Flight Center, 22 January 1996, 8.

40. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, Space Launch Modernization Plan, Office of Science and Technology Policy (Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1995) Executive Summary, 1995, 14-17.

41. USAF Scientific Advisory Board, New World Vistas: Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, summary volume (Washington, D.C.: USAF Scientific Advisory Board, 15 December 1995), 45.

42. Lt Col Jess Sponable, Advanced Spacelift Technology (U), Phillips Laboratory, PL/VT-X, briefing, Air University Library, 2025 Support area, 6 March 1996. (Secret) Information extracted is unclassified.

43. Ibid.

44. Ibid. a

45. Notes, Dr Dave Bushnell, NASA, subject: 2025 Assessor Comments on Pulse Detonation Propulsion Systems, 29 February 1996.

46. L. N. Myrabo, L. N. and T. D. Strayer, Analysis of Laser-Supported Detonation Waves for Application to Airbreathing Pulsejet Engines (New York.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1995), 1-2.

47. L. N. Myrabo et al., Hypersonic MHD Propulsion System Integration for a Manned Laser-Boosted Transatmospheric Aerospacecraft (New York.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1995), 1-15.

48. Air Command and Staff College "High Leverage Space Technologies for National Security in the 21st Century," SPACECAST 2020: Into the Future, (Maxwell AFB, Ala.: Air University Press, 1995), section 5, 3-5. A general discussion of HEDM attributes.

49. Bryan Palaszewski, "Propellants and Combustion;" Aerospace America, December 1995, 46.

50. Mohamed S. El-Genk, A Critical Review of Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion 1984-1993 (New York: American Institute of Physics, 1994), 269-288.

51. S. K. Borowski and B. N. Cassenti, "Nuclear Thermal Propulsion," Aerospace America, December 1995, 49.

52. Invention, Discovery channel, 27 February 1995. Program was a special on the Argonne Laboratory nuclear programs. Focused on the radiation storage problem, the radiation transmutation program to reduce have lives of long lived radioactive products, and the extraction the integral fast breeder reactor inherently physics designed safety feature preventing meltdown

53. "Disposing of Nuclear Waste," Scientific American, September 1995, 143.

54. G. Emanuel and D. A. Guidice, "Plasma Dynamics and Lasers," Aerospace America, December 1995, 15.

55. Harold P. Furth, "Fusion," Scientific American, September 1995, 140-142.

56. "High Leverage Space Technologies, section 5, 5-7.

57. S. K. Borowski and B. N. Cassenti, "Nuclear Thermal Propulsion," Aerospace America December 1995, 49.

58. Arthur C. Clarke, "Space Drive: A Fantasy that Could Become Reality," Ad Astra, November/December 1994, 38. Derived from Doctors Haisch and Putoff published theories in Physics Review in 1994.

59. Ibid.

60. Andy Hoskins, "Electric Propulsion," Aerospace America, December 1995, 47.

61. Ibid.

62. G. Emanuel and D. A. Guidice, "Plasma Dynamics and Lasers," Aerospace America, December 1995, 15.

63. Lt Col T. S. Kelso et al., "Unconventional Spaclift," SPACECAST 2020, briefing, Air University, 25 March 1994.


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