Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1963: Chronology on Science, Technology, and Policy

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Scientific and Technical Information Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1964 - 610 pages

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Page 231 - I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
Page 421 - Program, hearings before the Subcommittee on Research and Development of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, February 1, 1958, p.
Page 496 - Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Development of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics, The Adequacy of Technology for Pollution Abatement Vol. II, US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1966, p. 756. 6. Patterson, Clair С., with Joseph D. Salvia, "Lead in the Modern Environment," Environment, 10(3) :72, 1968.
Page 199 - I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
Page 481 - ... the first in the history of the world in which a machine carrying a man had raised itself by its own power into the air in free flight, had sailed forward on a level course without reduction of speed, and had finally landed without being wrecked.
Page 147 - April 19: US proposal for a major international effort to establish worldwide weather forecasting system was presented by Richard N. Gardner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, at meeting of American Geophysical Union and American Meteorological Society, in Washington. Proposed system would collect and analyze...
Page 396 - If scientific discovery has not been an unalloyed blessing, if it has conferred on mankind the power not only to create but also to annihilate, it has at the same time provided humanity with a supreme challenge and a supreme testing.
Page 133 - March 25: Three major US television networks each broadcast 7-minute programs from Paris to New York via Relay I communications satellite. March 26: Dr. Fred S. Singer, Director of National Satellite Weather Center, told House Committee on Science and Astronautics' Subcommittee on Applications and Tracking and Data Acquisition that reports from Tiros weather satellites were being used by Soviet scientists in their weather research. Launching of a weather satellite "is probably an immediate Soviet...
Page 181 - However, with the acceleration of our own progress and by the establishment of our program on a sound engineering basis we can, we believe, surpass the Soviets in time and clearly establish...
Page 236 - Genuine peace must be the product of many nations, the sum of many acts. It must be dynamic, not static, changing to meet the challenge of each new generation. For peace is a process, a way of solving problems.

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