Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science


[464-465] Chapter 7 Source Notes


1. Alison Griffith, The National Aeronautics and Space Act: A Study of the Development of Public Policy (Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1962), pp. 100-01.

2. Ibid., pp. 17-18.

3. R. Cargill Hall, "Early U.S. Satellite Proposals," Technology and Culture 4 (Fall 1963): 410-34.

4. Homer E. Newell, Jr., Sounding Rockets (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1959); Milton IV. Rosen, The Viking Rocket Story (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955): Constance McLaughlin Green and Milton Lomask, Vanguard: A History (Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1971); William H. Pickering, "History of the Juno Cluster System," chap. 12 in Astronautical Engineering and Science, ed. Ernst Stuhlinger et al. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.. 1963); Homer E. Newell, Jr., Guide to Rockets, Missiles, and Satellites (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1958).

5. "Introduction to Outer Space," rpt. prepared by panel of President's Science Advisory Committee, endorsed by PSAC, and issued by the White House with presidential endorsement 26 Mar. 1958.

6. Griffith, The Space Act, p. 9.

7. Ibid., p. 11.

8. William G. Stroud, handwritten notes on 14 Feb. 1958 meeting of Rocket and Satellite Research Panel (copy in NF41, NASA History Office).

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

10. Ibid.

11. NACA, "A National Research Program for Space Technology," multilith (Washington, 14 Jan. 1958).

12. Senate Special Committee on Space and Aeronautics, Compilations of Materials on Space and Aeronautics, no. 2, 85th Cong., 2d sess., committee print, 1958, pp. 293-94; NACA, "A Program for Expansion of NACA Research in Space Flight Technology with Estimates of the Staff and Facilities Required" (Washington, 10 Feb. 1958).

13. Robert L. Rosholt, An Administrative History of NASA, 1958-1963, NASA SP-4101 (Washington. 1966), p. 9.

14. Arthur L. Levine, "United States Aeronautical Research Policy, 1915-1958," doctoral dissertation. Columbia Univ. (1963), p. 155.

15. Griffith, The Space Act, p. 44.

16. Griffith, The Space Act; Enid Curtis Bok Schoettle, "The Establishment of NASA," in Knowledge and Power: Essays on Science and Government, ed. Sanford A. Lakoff (New York: Free Press. 1966); Arthur L. Levine, The Future of the U.S. Space Program (New York: Praeger Publishers 1975); Mary Stone Ambrose, "The National Space Program: Phase I: Passage of the 'National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958,'" M. A. thesis. American University (July 1960).

17. Griffith, The Space Act, p. 12.

18. Senate Committee on Space and Aeronautics, Compilations, no. 2. pp. 308-09.

19. House Committee on Science and Astronautics. A Chronology of Missiles and Astronautic Events, H. rpt. 67, 87th Cong., 1st sess., 8 Mar. 1961, pp. 41-42.

20. Ibid., p. 44.

21. Griffith. The Space Act, p. 14.

22. Ibid., chap. 6.

23. Ibid., pp. 65-74,

24. Ibid., pp. 75-96; Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, pp. 12-15.

25. Griffith, The Space Act, p. 45.

26. Ibid., p. 1.

27. NASA, Office of the General Counsel, "National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as Amended, and Related Legislation" (Washington, 1 July 1969), p. 1.

28. Ibid., passim.

29. Ibid., p. 4.

30. Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1965, effective 27 July 1965 (30 Federal Register 9353. 28 July 1965.79 Stat. 384).

31. NASA General Counsel, "NASA Act," p. 29.

32. Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, p. 40.