International Rocket Propulsion Effort

Active development or production of rocket propulsion systems is currently under way in more than 30 different countries. Some of them have made significant and original contributions to the state of the art of the technologies. There is mention in this book of a few foreign rocket units and their accomplishments and references to international rocket literature. Although most of the data in this book are taken from U.S. rocket experience, this is not intended to minimize foreign achievements.

At the time of this writing the major international program was the International Space Station (ISS), a multi-year cooperative effort with major contributions from the USA and Russia and active participation by several other nations. This manned orbital space station is used for conducting experiments and observations on a number of research projects.

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