Basic objectives of a continuing program of scientific research in outer space.

by William W. Kellogg

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A discussion of the basic objectives of the current, planned, and predictable programs of scientific research in outer space. The suitability of satellites and rockets in various roles of data collection is considered, and the importance of these data is examined. Many specific experiments relating to the earth, the moon, and the planets are outlined.

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