Earth Resources and Environmental Information System Act of 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 657
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Earth resources technology satellites - 352 pages
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Page 332 - Outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, shall be free for exploration and use by all States without discrimination of any kind, on a basis of equality and in accordance with, international law, and there shall be free access to all areas of celestial bodies.
Page 134 - States Parties to the Treaty in the exploration and use of outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, whether such activities are carried on by a single State Party to the Treaty or jointly with other states, including cases where they are carried on within the framework of international intergovernmental organizations.
Page 320 - The most effective utilization of the scientific and engineering resources of the United States, with close cooperation among all interested agencies of the United States in order to avoid unnecessary duplication of effort, facilities, and equipment...
Page 320 - Cooperation by the United States with other nations and groups of nations In work done pursuant to this Act and in the peaceful application of the results thereof.
Page 323 - Communications Satellite Act of 1962". DECLARATION OF POLICY AND PURPOSE SEC. 102. (a) The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United states to establish, in conjunction and in cooperation with other countries, as expeditiously as practicable a commercial communications satellite system, as part of an improved global communications network...
Page 320 - The establishment of long-range studies of the potential benefits to be gained from, the opportunities for, and the problems involved in the utilization of...
Page 322 - January of each year a report which shall include a comprehensive description of the activities and accomplishments during the preceding calendar year under the national program referred to in section 201 (a) (1), together with an evaluation of such activities and accomplishments...
Page 322 - This decision demands a major national commitment of scientific and technical manpower, material and facilities, and the possibility of their diversion from other important activities where they are already thinly spread.
Page 322 - American enterprise, time for this nation to take a clearly leading role in space achievement...