August 1996

Vol. 79, No. 8

Space Almanac

Facts, figures, agency and systems profiles, budget data, and other information about US and international space programs.


The squadrons of the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw AFB, S.C., are taking on a range of demanding new tasks.


Price of Safety “I think we have an excellent safety program. We are being penalized . . . by the fact that, by definition, if an aircraft receives $1 million in damages or more, it’s categorized as a major aircraft...