Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

 
 
[85] Part III
 
 
Setting the Course
 
 
 

The heavens themselves, the planets, and this center
Observe degree, priority, and place,
Insisture, course, proportion, season, form,
Office, and custom, in all line of order.

 

Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida

 

 
7. RESPONSE TO SPUTNIK: THE CREATION OF NASA.
8. NASA GETS UNDER WAY.
Organization.
Staffing.
Program.
9. EXTERNAL RELATIONS.
Department of Defense.
Academy of Sciences.
President's Science Advisory Committee.
Publication of Results.
Universities.
Scientific Societies.
10. ROCKETS AND SPACECRAFT: SINE QUA NON OF SPACE SCIENCE.
Launch Vehicles.
Spacecraft.
Hard-Learned Lessons.
Costs.
11. DEEPENING PERSPECTIVE: A NEW LOOK AT THE OLD WORLD.
The Magnetosphere.
Significance.
Satellite Geodesy.
Significance.
 

 
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