Geopolitics: The International Space Station - a future in research
The International Space Station is the single most expensive engineering project in history and one of the most complex pieces of machinery ever assembled. Now its construction is complete and NASA's space shuttles have been retired – the ISS looks to years ahead as an international orbiting research laboratory and a base from which lessons learned from astronauts’ time onboard will help in the planning of manned missions to the Moon, Mars or asteroids.
THE International Space Station (ISS), a habitable man-made research satellite which orbits the Earth between an altitude of 278 kilometres (173 miles) and 460 kilometres (286 miles), is the most ambitious global space project in hist...
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possibe effects of current decisions.