Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science


[465-466] Chapter 8 Source Notes


1. Author's notebooks, 16 Dec. 58, NF28.

2. Robert L. Roshoh. An Administrative History of NASA, 1958-1963, NASA SP-4101 (Washington, 1966). pp. 37-116.

3. Ibid., pp. 38-40.

4. Ibid., app. B, p. 332.

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

6. Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, fig. 3-2. fig. 3-3.

7. T. Keith Glennan to Monte Wright, 15 July 1978, comments on draft Newell manuscript, NF40.

8. Homer E. Newell, conference report on meeting of Space Science Panel of the President's Science Advisory Committee, 18 Dec. 1959, NF12(173).

9. Rosholt. Administrative History of NASA, p. 341; facing p. 344, chart no. 1.

10. Bruce K. Byers, Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program, NASA TM X-3487 (Washington. Apr. 1977). pp. 25-36.

11. Edward C. Ezell and Linda Neuman Ezell, On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978, NASA SP-4212, in press.

12. House Committee on Science and Astronautics, Astronautical and Aeronautical Events of 1962, 88th Cong., 1st sm., committee print, 12 June 1963, p. 203.

13. Author's notebooks, 18 Feb. 1960, NF28.

14. William R. Corliss, The Interplanetary Pioneers, vol. 1, Summary, NASA SP-278 (Washington, 1972), pp. 3-4.

15. Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, fig. 3-3.

16. Joseph A. Shortal, A New Dimension: Wallops Island Flight Test Range, the First Fifteen Years, NASA RP-1028 (Washington, 1978).

17. Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, p. 47.

18. Alfred Rosenthal, Venture into Space. Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA SP-4301 (Washington, 1968). pp. 28-29.

19. Rosholt, Administrative History of NASA, p. 17.

20. American Geophysical Union, "Report of Committee on Geodetic Applications of Artificial Satellites" (Washington, 1 Sept. 1958), encl. in John A. O'Keefe to Homer E. Newell, 20 June 1978; NF40 (Newell Files, Box 40, in National Archives Federal Records Center; see Bibliographical Essay for description of files and explanation of NF designations); John O'Keefe, "Geodetic Significance of all Artificial Satellite," app. to ARS Space Flight Committee's "Utility of an Earth Satellite," pp. 75-76; O'Keefe and C. D. Batchelor, "Perturbations of a Close Satellite by the Equatorial Ellipticity of the Earth, Astronomical Journal 62 (1957): 183; O'Keefe. All Application of Jacobi's Integral to the Motion of an Earth Satellite," Astronomical Journal 62 (1957): 203; idem. "Geodesy Comes of Age with Vanguard," Astronautics 2 (Aug. 1957); 71-73, 92; F. L. Whipple and J. A. Hynek, "A Research Program Based on the Optical Tracking of Artificial Earth Satellites," Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers 44 (June 1956), 760-64.

21. Minutes, NACA Executive Committee, Washington. 20 Feb. 1958, in NASA History Office.

22. "Recomendations to the NASA Regarding a National Civil Space Program," typescript rpt. of NACA Special Committee on Space Technology, 28 Oct. 1958, in NASA History Office.

23. Loyd S. Swenson, Jr., James M. Grimwood, and Charles C. Alexander, This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury, NASA SP-4201 (Washington, 1966), pp. 76, 91-106.

24. Eugene M. Emme, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space, 1915-1960 (Washington: NASA, 1961), pp. 102-03.

25. Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1960, hearings, pt. 1, Scientific and Technical Presentations, 86th Cong.. 1st sm.. 7-10 Apr. 1959. pp. 127-226.

26. Working papers summarizing space science program, 17 Jan. 1959, NFI 1(170).

27. "Areas of Research in the NASA Space Sciences Program," mimeographed NASA document. .18 pp.. 10 Feb. 1959, NF2(33).

28. "The United States National Space Sciences Program," mimeographed NASA document, 10 Feb. 1959, NF2(33).

29. "National Space Sciences Program," mimeographed NASA document, 16 Apr. 1959, NF2(33).

30. Homer E. Newell, Jr., "Report on the Second Meeting of the Committee on Space Research Held at The Hague, 12-14 March 1959." NASA lithoprint typescript [Mar. 1959, eml. 7. NF8(127).

31. "NASA Program Planning in Space Science," mimeographed NASA document, Apr. 1960, NF2(33).

32. Homer E. Newell, "The NASA Space Science Program," mimeographed NASA document, 20 Mar. 1961, NFL.

33. Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1968, hearings, 90th Cong., 1st sess., pt. 1, 18-20 Apr. 1967, p. 366.

34. Glennan to Wright, 15 July 1978. NF-10.

35. Meeting of Harold Urey, Robert Jastrow, John O'Keefe, and Newell, 16 Jan. 1959, author's notebook, NF28.

36. Henry Stauss, mimeographed rpt. of meeting of NASA Space Sciences Steering Committee with selected consultants, 22 May 1961, NFI 11(160).

37. Author's notebook. 13 Dec. 1961, describes a discussion with Hugh Odishaw, executive director of the Space Science Board, and Ross Peavey of the Board staff on plans for the coming summer study, NF28.

38. Homer E. Newell, "Review of Progress toward NASA Announced Goals," typescript. 13 pp., 11 Jan. 1962, NFI 11(168).