ERIC Number: ED077671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Space for Mankind's Benefit.
von Puttkamer, Jesco, Ed.; McCullough, Thomas J., Ed.
Presented are the proceedings of the first international Congress on "Space for Mankind's Benefit" organized by the Huntsville Association of Technical Societies and held November 15-19, 1971, at Huntsville, Alabama. Following introductory statements, a total of 45 articles read in 10 sessions are incorporated. The session headings are: Man in Near-Earth Space--Concepts, Logistics, Operations; Fundamental Benefits of the Space Program; Benefits of Orbital Surveys and Space Technology to Environmental Protection; Earth Resources Observations Through Orbital Surveys; Benefits to Telecommunications, Navigation, and Information Systems; Meaning of Space to the Natural Sciences; Space Manufacturing Benefits; Benefits to Future Power Generation and Energy Production; General Technology Utilization in the Public Sector; and Social Benefits and International Cooperation Through Space. Information on application of space technology to medicine, medical research, and health care is dealt with by the session "Benefits to Medicine, Medical Technology and Biotechnology." Also included are a list of participating societies and associations, a report on the forum discussion, and the names of session chairmen. (CC)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Conference Reports, Environmental Education, International Relations, Science Education, Science Materials, Scientific Research, Space Sciences
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($4.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Note: Proceedings of a space congress, Huntsville, Alabama, November 1971