An introduction to do-it-yourself satellites.

by William W. Kellogg


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Introductory remarks presented at the Symposium on Possible Uses of Earth Satellites for Life Sciences Experiments at Washington, D.C., May 14-17, 1958. Problems of satellite experiments are discussed: space environment, satellite package costs, and launching difficulties.

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