Fifty Years of Aerospace Medicine: Its Evolution Since the Founding of the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in January 1918
U. S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, 1968 - 284 pages
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Page 192 - States, except that activities peculiar to or primarily associated with the development of weapons systems, military operations, or the defense of the United States (including the research and development necessary to make effective provision for the defense of the United States...
Page 192 - National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958". DECLARATION OF POLICY AND PURPOSE SEC. 102. (a) The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind.
Page 192 - Congress further declares that such activities shall be the responsibility of, and shall be directed by, a civilian agency exercising control over aeronautical and space activities...
Page 233 - Frank O'Connor, the Irish writer, tells in one of his books how, as a boy, he and his friends would make their way across the countryside and when they came to an orchard wall that seemed too high and too doubtful to try and too difficult to permit their voyage to continue, they took off their hats and tossed them over the wall — and then they had no choice but to follow them.
Page 264 - H. Haber, K. Buettner, and F. Haber, "Where Does Space Begin?: Functional Concept of the Boundaries Between Atmosphere and Space,
Page 7 - States, more than a year ago, to the creation of a medical research board. The powers delegated to the board were as follows : 1. To investigate all conditions which affect the efficiency of pilots. 2. To institute and carry out, at flying schools or elsewhere, such experiments and tests as will determine the ability of the pilots to fly at high altitudes.
Page 7 - ... pilots at high altitudes. 4. To act as a standing medical board for the consideration of all matters relating to the physical fitness of pilots.
Page 35 - Alfred Goldberg, ed., A History of the United States Air Force 1907-1957 (Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, 1957).
Page 233 - This Nation has tossed its cap over the wall of space, and we have no choice but to follow it ... with the help of all those who labor in the space endeavor, with the help and support of all Americans, we will climb this wall with safety and speed, and we shall then explore the wonders on the other side.