[FPSPACE] Clinton's space policy

Keith Gottschalk kgottschalk at uwc.ac.za
Fri Oct 21 15:00:14 EDT 2016


  There was also a Gore-Chermyordin treaty for a "fire & ice" project
-joint US-Soviet space probes to Mercury & Pluto. Alas, the Soviet/Russian
financial collapse meant that was never implemented.

- Keith.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 8:27 PM, David Portree <dsfportree at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> John:
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> The Russians pitched Mir-2 as a Freedom component to Bush the First, but
> he drew the line there. Clinton the First was more receptive.
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> dsfp
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> David S. F. Portree
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> Email:
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> dsfportree at hotmail.com
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> Blogs:
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> http://dsfpll.blogspot.com/
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> http://spaceflighthistory.blogspot.com/
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> *From:* FPSPACE <fpspace-bounces at mail.friends-partners.org> on behalf of
> John Pike <john at globalsecurity.org>
> *Sent:* Friday, October 21, 2016 9:21 AM
> *To:* fpspace2
> *Subject:* Re: [FPSPACE] Clinton's space policy
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> At 08:46 AM 10/21/2016, LARRY KLAES wrote:
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>  Bill had no strong interest in the space program
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> it was under the Clinton Administration that the ISS
> came into being - absent that initiative, there are any
> number of instances upon which the Amerian piloted
> program would have ended
>
> the issue is not whether the President has a personal
> interest in rockets, the question is whether the
> Administration has policy priorities for which space
> is the answer
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