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From barnstorming to orbital flight: time for better space cooperation?
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- Title From barnstorming to orbital flight: time for better space cooperation?
- Released 07/05/2007 4:58 pm
- Copyright ESA
Today's worldwide level of space activity is reminiscent of that of the nascent aviation industry in the first decades of last century; in the 'Barnstorming' era, aircraft took to the skies to deliver mail, cargo and passengers, or to perform feats of heroism, such as Lindbergh's first solo trans-Atlantic flight.