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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES

UNITED STATES, SENATE

EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

TESTIMONY OF SCIENTISTS ON GOALS OF THE NATION'S

SPACE PROGRAM

JUNE 10 AND 11, 1963

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SENATE COMMITTEE ON AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES

CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico, Chairman RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia

MARGARET CHASE SMITH, Maine WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey STUART SYMINGTON, Missouri

BOURKE B. HICKENLOOPER, Iowa JOHN STENNIS, Mississippi

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska
STEPHEN M, YOUNG, Ohio

KENNETH B. KEATING, New York
THOMAS J. DODD, Connecticut
HOWARD W. CANNON, Nevada
SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida
J. HOWARD EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

FRANK C. Di Luzio, Staff Director

EVERARD H. SMITH, Jr., Chief Counsel
WILLIAM J. DEACHMAN, Professional Staff Member
Dr. GLEN P. Wilson, Professional Staff Member

Col. HARRY N. Tufts, Facilities Assistant

II

CONTENTS

Opening session, June 10, 1963:

Opening statement, Senator Clinton P. Anderson, chairman..

Statement of Senator Margaret Chase Smith --

Testimony of-

Dr. Philip Abelson, director, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie

Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C---

Dr. Simon Ramo, vice chairman of the board of directors, Thomp-

son Ramo Wooldridge, Inc., Redondo Beach, Calif..

Afternoon session, June 10, 1963:

Testimony of —

Dr. Harold C. Urey, professor of chemistry at large, University of

California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif..-

Dr. Polykarp Kusch, professor of physics and chairman of the

Department of Physics, Columbia University -

Dr. Colin S. Pittendrigh, Department of Biology, Princeton

University

Morning session, June 11, 1963:

Testimony of-

Dr. Frederick Seitz, president, National Academy of Sciences --

Dr. Lloyd V. Berkner, president, Graduate Research Center of

the Southwest, Dallas, Tex.---

Dr. Lee A. DuBridge, president, California Institute of Technol-

ogy, Pasadena, Calif.

Afternoon session, June 11, 1963:

Testimony of-

Dr. Martin Schwarzschild, Eugene Higgins, professor of astron-

omy, Princeton University.

Dr. H. H. Hess, chairman, Space Science Science Board, National

Academy of Sciences, Department of Geology, Princeton

University, Princeton, N.J.-...

Appendix A:

Additional statements submitted for the record..

Additional statement by the chairman.

Dr. Joshua Lederberg, Stanford University Medical School...,

Dr. Warren Weaver, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Rockefeller

Center, New York...

Index..

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