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U.S. Civilian Space Policy Priorities: Reflections 50 Years After Sputnik
Deborah D. Stine (au)
The “space age” began on Oct. 4, 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite. A set of fundamental factors gave importance and urgency to the advancement of space tech. These 4 factors include: the need to explore and discover; nat. defense; prestige and confidence in our S&T systems; and scientific observation and experimentation. Contents of this report: Sputnik and America’s “Sputnik Moment”; Why Was Sputnik so Influential?; Why is Sputnik Important to Today’s Policies?; What are the Activities of Other Nations and the Commercial Sector in Space Exploration (SE)?; What is the Nation’s Current Civilian Space Policy?; Why Invest in SE?; What is the Public’s Attitude Toward SE? Charts and tables.
Asia Rising: Why America Will Prosper as Asia’s Economies Boom
Gates of the Alamo
Live Now, Age Later: Proven Ways to Slow Down the Clock
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
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