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" Our attainments are a major element in the international competition between the Soviet system and our own. The non-military, non-commercial, non-scientific but "civilian" projects such as lunar and planetary exploration are, in this sense, part of the... "
A Spacefaring People: Perspectives on Early Space Flight - Page 49
edited by - 1985 - 156 pages
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Civilian Space Policy and Applications

Astronautics and state - 1982 - 391 pages
...programs, aimed at achieving US preeminence in all areas of space technology. Kennedy was told that "the nonmilitary, noncommercial, nonscientific but...projects such as lunar and planetary exploration are . . . part of the battle along the fluid front of the Cold War."8 While Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy...
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Erfindergeist und Technikkritik: der Beitrag Amerikas zur Modernisierung und ...

Andreas Schüler - History - 1990 - 299 pages
...militaryvalucoftheundertakingmaybyordinary standards bemarginaloreconomicallyunjustified... Our attainments are a major element in the international competition...but >civilian< projects such as lunar and planetary cxploration are, in uns sense, part of the batüe along the fluid front of the cold war."93 Das Webb/McNamara...
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Erfindergeist und Technikkritik: der Beitrag Amerikas zur Modernisierung und ...

Andreas Schüler - History - 1990 - 299 pages
...the undertaking may by ordinary standards be marginal oreconomically unjustified... Our attainments are a major element in the international competition...non-scientific but >civilian< projects such as lunar and planctary exploration are, in this sense, part of the battle along the fluid front of the cold war."93...
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Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U ..., Volume 1

Astronautics - 1995
...therefore matters of great importance from the viewpoint of national prestige. Our attainments constitute a major element in the international competition between the Soviet system and our own. While the future military value of advanced space capabilities cannot be predicted very well, it, nevertheless,...
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Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership

Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy - Political Science - 1997 - 262 pages
...needs to make a positive decision to pursue space projects aimed at enhancing national prestige. . . . The non-military, non-commercial, non-scientific but...part of the battle along the fluid front of the cold war. Such undertakings may affect our military strength only indirectly, if at all, but they have an...
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Space Race: The U.S.-U.S.S.R. Competition to Reach the Moon

Martin J. Collins - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 112 pages
...space . . . symbolize the technological power and organizing capacity of a nation. Our attainments are a major element in the international competition between the Soviet system and our own .... Lunar and planetary exploration are, in this sense, part of the battle along the fluid front of...
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Beyond the International Space Station: The Future of Human Spaceflight ...

Michael J Rycroft - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 322 pages
...by ordinary standards be marginal or unjustified". But prestige was in itself a worthy goal, because "the non-military, non-commercial, non-scientific...projects such as lunar and planetary exploration are . . . part of the battle along the fluid front of the cold war". John Kennedy reluctantly accepted...
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Issues and Opportunities Regarding the U.S. Space Program: A Summary Report ...

National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Space Studies Board, Pamela L. Whitney, Richard B. Leshner, Radford Byerly, Jr. - Science - 2004 - 92 pages
...make a decision to pursue space projects aimed at enhancing national prestige, [emphasis in original] The non-military, non-commercial, non-scientific but...part of the battle along the fluid front of the Cold War.6 Winning the space race was thus part of winning the Cold War in the broadest sense. Kennedy's...
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Defining NASA: The Historical Debate over the Agency's Mission

W. D. Kay - Science - 2005 - 247 pages
...... matters of great importance from the viewpoint of national prestige. Our attainments constitute a major element in the international competition between the Soviet system and our own. 45 As chapter 2 pointed out, however, policymakers can use a single policy position to pursue multiple...
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