Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

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Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980 - 497 pagini

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Pagina 481 - President in the budget of the United States Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969. The bill would authorize appropriations to be made to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the sum of $4,370,400,000, as follows: (1) for "Research and development...
Pagina 369 - Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
Pagina 85 - The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre, Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order...
Pagina 313 - June simultaneously with, but outside of, meetings of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space...
Pagina 23 - Because one has only learnt to get the better of words For the thing one no longer has to say, or the way in which One is no longer disposed to say it. And so each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate With shabby equipment always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling, Undisciplined squads of emotion.
Pagina 286 - It is necessary for me to have in the near future definitive recommendation on the direction which the US space program should take in the postApollo period.
Pagina 441 - ... astronaut crews. The Administrator of NASA recently met with the space authorities of Western Europe, Canada, Japan and Australia in an effort to find ways in which we can cooperate more effectively in space. It is important, I believe, that the space program of the United States meet these six objectives. A program which achieves these goals will be a balanced space program, one •which will extend our capabilities and knowledge and one which will put our new learning to work for the immediate...
Pagina 451 - Eugene M. Emme, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space, 1915-1960 (Washington: NASA, 1961...
Pagina 145 - Since the earth's gravitational field varies inversely with the square of the distance from the center of the earth, the...
Pagina 53 - In view of the great importance of observations during extended periods of time of extraterrestrial radiations and geophysical phenomena in the upper atmosphere and in view of the advanced state of present rocket techniques, the CSAGI recommends that thought be given to the launching of small satellite vehicles, to their scientific instrumentation, and to the new problems associated with satellite experiments, such as power supply, telemetering, and orientation of the vehicle...

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