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Page 8 - To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold— brothers who know now they are truly brothers.
Page 17 - Apollo's designers deliberately hewed to techniques that did not reach far beyond the state of the art in the early Sixties. The really significant fallout from the strains, traumas, and endless experimentation of Project Apollo has been of a sociological rather than a technological nature: techniques for directing the massed endeavors of scores of thousands of minds in a close-knit, mutually enhancive combination of government, university, and private industry.
Page 53 - Communication* Cooperative communications experiments by means of the US passive satellite Echo II using the Jodrell Bank and Zemenki facilities. Status. — These experiments were completed in February 1964. In the event, the Soviets received only, declining to transmit, but did provide reasonable data relating to their radio receptions via Echo II. Technical difficulties (partly at Jodrell Bank ) limited the experimental results.
Page 5 - Orbit' to the local printing house." Thus the Soviets view their benefits from space in terms similar to our own, and see a promising future as we do. The Russian exhibit at the Osaka World Fair is heavily oriented toward space, indicating their pride in past accomplishment and resolve to move forward in the future. SPACE STABILIZING FORCE IN WORLD AFFAIRS Space has certainly given both America and the Soviet Union a unique opportunity to demonstrate before the entire world their national will, the...
Page 55 - Unions (ICSU), to the importance of preventing initial planetary probes from contaminating the planets and thus compromising critical scientific experiments seeking to determine the presence of extraterrestrial life. As a result of this initiative, a series of efforts ensued to develop exchanges and...
Page 56 - ... program, seventeen foreign experiments have already flown, four more have been selected for flight, and another thirty-five are under consideration. In addition, we have selected proposals from fifty-five scientists from sixteen other countries for experiments on lunar materials being brought back by returning astronauts. We regret that the Soviets have not been prepared to move more rapidly and more broadly to cooperate in space. We would welcome meaningful cooperation in projects of mutual...
Page 5 - ... the technical and diplomatic skills of our astronauts have all added greatly to the prestige of the United States in the eyes of the world and to our influence in world affairs. The strength of a nation can be defined very narrowly in terms of its ability to fend off enemy action, or it can be defined more broadly and meaningfully as a function not only of the nation's security but also of a variety of essential components ranging from productive, technical and managerial capacities to the health,...
Page 336 - ... at high combustion pressures. Nineteen predoctoral trainees, supported in this and similar space-related research at the University, have been awarded doctoral degrees. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI COMPTON RESEARCH LABORATORY OF PHYSICS This portion of the Arthur H . Compton Laboratory provides space for the development and growth of programs in theoretical physics, cosmic radiation, astrophysics and other space-related work. Some of the specific research activities include determination...
Page 22 - First developed by the military services in connection with large systems, "projectization" has evolved in Apollo to the point of being a management revolution. It carries to its most elaborate development the "task force" concept now becoming the fashion in management doctrine. Under projectization, a separate Apollo Program Office was established in each of the three government field centers — the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, the Marshall...
Page 55 - August 21, 1969. — Dr. Paine invited Academician Keldysh to send Soviet scientists to a September 11-12 briefing at NASA Headquarters for investigators who may wish to propose experiments for the 1973 Viking missions to Mars. Dr. Paine suggested that this meeting serve as an opportunity for a discussion of planetary exploration plans which could contribute to coordinated efforts beneficial to both countries. The letter was not delivered until September 3, and Keldysh pleaded insufficient time...

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