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Access to space: what have we achieved in the 50 years since Sputnik and Yuri Gagarin? What might we see in the next 50 years?

Adam Baker: Rocket Engineering Ltd

From: Achievements in Space from Gagarin to Space Tourism, 21 November 2011, London

21 November 2011  Transport channel

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This evening lecture talks about the great achievements in space exploration and travel and from a UK perspective how important the industry is to our economy and daily lives. The evening lecture will cover the following topics:
* History of man's interest
* Developments in propulsion systems for space
* Space tourism; what can be achieved and technology challenges to overcome
* Current and future satellite projects
* Importance of continued British involvement in the space industry

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