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Space activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and other launching countries

Marcia S. Smith

Space activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and other launching countries

1957-1987 : report

by Marcia S. Smith

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- United States.,
  • Astronautics -- Soviet Union.,
  • Astronautics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress for the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications, transmitted to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, [Marcia S. Smith].
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17672919M

    Space Activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and Other Launching Countries/Organizations: ; Report Prepared by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, for the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications transmitted to the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth. From until the collapse of the Soviet Union in , competition between the United States and the Soviet Union was a major influence on the pace and content of their space programs. Other countries also viewed having a successful space program as an important indicator of national strength.

    Space activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and other launching countries/organizations, Space activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and other launching countries [microform]: Space activities of the United States, Soviet Union, and other launching countries [microform]: Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies. Entered into force on Octo The Outer Space Treaty has been ratified by 95 States and signed by 27 others. The OST grew gradually out of a series of conferences on outer space law and severalFile Size: KB.

    The issue of authorisation of private space activities, the key theme of the present book, ultimately goes back to the principled political disagreementsin the 50s and 60s between the two (then) superpowers in space, the United States and the Soviet Union, on the proper role of other entities than states in space activities. After two launch aborts that made observers nervous that the United States might never duplicate the Soviet successes in space flight, the Juno 1 booster carrying Explorer 1 lifted off from the Cape Canaveral, Florida, launch site at p.m. on 31 January The tracking sites marked the course of the rocket to the upper reaches of the.


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