Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

The Practical Values of Space Exploration Report of the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, Eighty-Sixth Congress, Second Session   By:

Book cover

First Page:

Union Calendar No. 928

86th Congress, 2d Session House Report No. 2091

THE PRACTICAL VALUES OF SPACE EXPLORATION

REPORT

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND ASTRONAUTICS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY SIXTH CONGRESS SECOND SESSION

PURSUANT TO

H. Res. 133

[Serial I]

July 5, 1960. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

58231° WASHINGTON: 1960

COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND ASTRONAUTICS

OVERTON BROOKS, Louisiana, Chairman

John W. McCormack, Massachusetts George P. Miller, California Olin E. Teague, Texas Victor L. Anfuso, New York B. F. Sisk, California Erwin Mitchell, Georgia James M. Quigley, Pennsylvania Leonard G. Wolf, Iowa Joseph E. Karth, Minnesota Ken Hechler, West Virginia Emilio Q. Daddario, Connecticut Walter H. Moeller, Ohio David S. King, Utah J. Edward Roush, Indiana Thomas G. Morris, New Mexico Joseph W. Martin, JR. Massachusetts James G. Fulton, Pennsylvania Gordon L. McDonough, California J. Edgar Chenoweth, Colorado Frank C. Osmers, JR. New Jersey William K. Van Pelt, Wisconsin A. D. Baumhart, JR. Ohio Perkins Bass, New Hampshire R. Walter Riehlman, New York

CHARLES F. DUCANDER, Executive Director and Chief Counsel DR. CHARLES S. SHELDON II, Technical Director SPENCER M. BERESFORD, Special Counsel PHILIP B. YEAGER, Special Consultant JOHN A. CARSTARPHEN, Jr., Chief Clerk FRANK R. HAMMILL, Jr., Counsel RAYMOND WILCOVE, Staff Consultant RICHARD P. HINES, Staff Consultant Lt. Col. FRANCIS J. DILLON, Jr., Staff Consultant Comdr. HOWARD J. SILBERSTEIN, Staff Consultant

LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND ASTRONAUTICS, Washington, D.C., July 1, 1960.

Hon. OVERTON BROOKS, Chairman, Committee on Science and Astronautics.

DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: I am forwarding herewith for your consideration a staff study, "The Practical Values of Space Exploration."

This study was undertaken pursuant to your request for information covering the various utilities of the national space effort. The study has been prepared by Philip B. Yeager and reviewed by other members of the professional staff.

CHARLES F. DUCANDER, Executive Director and Chief Counsel.

LETTER OF SUBMITTAL

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND ASTRONAUTICS, Washington, D.C., July 5, 1960.

Hon. SAM RAYBURN, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

DEAR MR. SPEAKER: By direction of the Committee on Science and Astronautics, I submit the following report on "The Practical Values of Space Exploration" for the consideration of the 86th Congress.

OVERTON BROOKS, Chairman .

CONTENTS

Introduction 1

I. The unseen values 3 Some examples of the unexpected 3 The ultimate values 5 Steering a middle road 6 The time for space 7

II. National security values 9 The military uses 9 Our position in the international community 12 Space as a substitute for war 15

III. The economic values 17 U.S. expenditures on space 17 The spread of economic benefits 18 Creation of new industries 19 Research 19 New power sources 20 New water sources and uses 21 Noise and human engineering 22 High speed light weight computers 22 Solid state physics 23 Economic alliances 24 Private enterprise in space 24 Jobs 27 Automation and disarmament 28

IV... Continue reading book >>




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books