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Fritz Runge
The tape begins with an unidentified speaker taking questions from the audience about space issues. He introduces Fritz Runge....

Fritz Runge

March 7, 1984 | Video Lecturer:

The tape begins with an unidentified speaker taking questions from the audience about space issues. He introduces Fritz Runge. Runge discusses the design aspects of manned space missions including the space shuttle and the space station concepts then in development, known as Spacelab. He emphasizes the importance of advancing technologies in the context of the Space Race between the US and the USSR, and details the strategies employed by each nation in building their capabilities. He discusses the roles played by competing companies and nations involved in the aerospace industry. Runge also provides information about major issues in establishing space stations and the scientific advantages of more consistent space habitation.

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Runge describes "Spacelab," a space station design that provides maximum living and work room, and expands capacities...
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Fritz Runge discusses a recent initiative that increased funding for development at NASA. He reviews the potential for habitation...