ERIC Number: ED032234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: N/A
Space: The New Frontier.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This document is designed primarily to describe the U.S. Space Program, its history, its current state of development, and its goals for the future. Chapter headings include: Space and You; The Early History of Space Flight; The Solar System; Space Probes and Satellites; Scientific Satellites and Sounding Rockets; Application Satellites, Unmanned Lunar and Interplanetary Spacecraft; Manned Space Exploration; The Space Launch Vehicles, Biological Considerations in Space Explorations; Astronaut Selection and Training; Rocket Propulsion Principles and Techniques; Electric Power Generation, Guidance, and Communication; and Other Research Activities. The publication is liberally illustrated with photographs, diagrams and tables. (BR)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Elementary School Science, Reading Materials, Reference Materials, Secondary School Science
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 ($0.75).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.