Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

 
 
[23] Part II
 
 
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Each venture
Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate
With shabby equipment always deteriorating
In the general mess of imprecision of feeling.

T.S.Eliot, East Coker


3. PROPHETS AND PIONEERS OF SPACEFLIGHT.
4. THE ROCKET AND SATELLITE RESEARCH PANEL: THE FIRST SPACE SCIENTISTS.
The V-2 Panel.
The Need to Replace the V-2.
Scope of Panel Activity.
International Contacts.
The IGY Satellite Program.
5. THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES STAKES A CLAIM.
6. EARLY HARVEST: THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE AND COSMIC RAYS.
The Threshold to Space.
Problems to Solve.
The Harvest.
Significance.
 

 
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