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Discusses possible roles for military crews in space including research, maintenance of spacecraft, and direct participation in the operation of space systems. New vehicles, platforms, and tools proposed for manned operations in space (both military and civilian) are described. Evaluation criteria for these missiles are based on costs and advantages of new capabilities. We need to explore the possibilities, to experiment, and to acquire a sound knowledge base on which to make informed judgments on the future role of men in space.

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