Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

 

[474-475] Chapter 13 Source Notes

 

1. Alex Roland, Research by Committee. A History of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, NASA SP-4103, comment ed. (Washington, 1979).

2. Jane Van Nimmen and Leonard C. Bruno with Robert L Rosholt, NASA Historical Data Book, 1958-1968, vol. 1. NASA Resources, NASA SP-4012 (Washington, 1976), p. 540.

3. NASA, Office of General Counsel, National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, As Amended, and Related Legislation (Washington, 1 July 1969). p. 9.

4. Homer E. Newell, rpt. of conference between Glenn Seaborg and colleagues and Hugh Dryden and Newell, 1 May 1959, NF11 (171).

5. Public Law 87-98, 87th Cong., 1st sess., 75 Stat. 216, 21 July 1961.

6. Newell, memo on NASA policy of support of research in universities and nonprofit organizations, 10 Nov. 1960, NF12(176).

7. Author's notebook, 22 and 23 June 1961, NF28.

8. Newell, conference rpt. on internal NASA meeting to discuss developing NASA-university relationships, 30 June 1961, NF12(177).

9. Author's notebook, 14 Aug. 1961, NF28.

10. W. A. Greene, "Step Funded Research Grants," Bioscience 18 (1968):1133-36;' F. L. K. Smull, The Nature and Scope of the NASA University Program, NASA SP-73 (Washington, 1965), pp. 11-12; NASA, Office of Grants and Research Contracts Brochure, A Guide to NASA Policies and Procedures for Grants and Research Contracts, Sept. 1965 p. 20: NF19(402).

11. Edwin Gilliland, "Meeting Manpower Needs in Science and Technology," President's Science Advisory Committee rpt., 12 Dec. 1962.

12. Smull, NASA University Program, pp. 23-28.

13. Van Nimmen et al., NASA Resources, p. 541.

14. John C. Honey to Newell, 7 Feb. 1962, NF2(41); also author's notebook. 7 Feb. 1962, NF28.

15. Sidney G. Roth, "A Study of NASA-University Relations," 30 June 1964, NF2(41).

16. D. J. Montgomery, "A Study of NASA-University Relations," 30 Nov. 1965, N12(41).

17. Smull, NASA University Program, NF2(41).

18. Summary Report on the NASA-University Program Review Conference, Kansas City, 1-3 March 1965, NASA SP-81 (Washington, 1965), NF18(378).

19. Author's working file, NF18(378).

20. Martin Summerfield to Newell, 3 May 1965, NF13(200).

21. Author's notebook, 19 Oct. 1961, NF28.

22. Ibid., 20 Oct. 1961.

23. Ibid., 23 Oct. 1961.

24. Ibid., 26 Oct. 1961.

25. Ibid., 30 Oct. 1961.

26. Donald Holmes, memo to file, 3 July 1962, National Archives Rec. Grp. 255, Acc. 67A601. FRC Box 27 (1/17-51-1).

27. James E. Webb to Newell, 25 July 1962, Rec. Grp. 255, Acc. 67A601, FRC Box 27 (1/17-51-1): Smull, NASA University Program, pp. 36-37. See also Newell to Assoc. Admin., NASA, 23 July 1962.

28. Webb to Newell, 19 Feb. 1965, NF2(41).

29. Newell to Webb. 20 Apr. 1966, NF2(41).

30. See, for example, Robert Jastrow and A. G. W. Cameron, eds., Origin of the Solar System (New York: Academic Press, 1968); Jastrow and Malcolm H. Thompson, Astronomy: Fundamentals and Frontiers (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1972): Jastrow, Red Giants and White Dwarfs (New York: Harper & Row, 1967).

31. Jastrow to T. Keith Glennan. 11 Dec. 1958, NF2(35).

32. Hugh Dryden to Abe Silverstein, 24 Dec. 1958; NASA release, "NASA Announces Research Appointments Program," 11 Mar. 1959: NF2(35).

33. Newell to Hugh Dryden, 15 Dec. 1959, NF12(173).

34. Jastrow to Silverstein, 14 Oct. 1960, NF2(46); Jastrow to Silverstein, 13 Dec. 1960, NF2(46); Glennan to Silverstein, 14 Dec. 1960. See also Glennan's approval signature, 4 Jan. 1961, at bottom of supporting memo, Silverstein to Glennan. 3 Jan. 1961, NF2(46).

35. Van Nimmen et al., NASA Resources, p. 284.

36. Ibid., pp. 284-85.

37. Jastrow and Cameron, Origin of the Solar System.

38. Author's notebook, 20, 21 June 1963, NF28. This committee should not be confused with the Physical Sciences Committee later established under NASA's Space Program Advisory Council.

39. Weekly compilation of Presidential Documents, week ending Friday, 8 Mar. 1968, pp. 411-12; E. W. Quintrell to B. L. Kropp, 23 Dec. 1968, forwards from NASA to National Academy of Sciences the initial grant beginning 1 Oct. 1968 for operation of Lunar Science Institute by the academy, NASA University Affairs Office records, Lunar Science Institute 1969; Office of Recorder of Deeds, District of Columbia, Certificate of Incorporation of Universities Space Research Association, 12 Mar. 1969, plus attachments; NASA University Affairs Office records, Lunar Science Institute 1969. See also unsigned paper, "History of Lunar Science Institute (LSI) and University Space Research Association (USRA)," July 1971, in NASA University Affairs Office records, Lunar Science Institute, 1969.


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