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Looking backward, looking forward : forty years of U.S. human spaceflight symposium, 8 May 2001

Author: Stephen J Garber; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : [National Aeronautics and Space Administration], [2002]
Series: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4107.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : National government publication : English
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This Web site is an electronic version of a report from a symposium that marked the fortieth anniversary of U.S. human spaceflight. Visitors can read the report in order or select to skip ahead to individual speeches by space headliners such as Buzz Aldrin and William Shepherd. Some topics addressed include: the influence of the U.S.S.R., experience of spaceflight, the ethics of human spaceflight, training for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Garber; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
OCLC Number: 439325190
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed July 21, 2003).
Target Audience: High School - Postsecondary.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments / Stephen J. Garber --
Foreword: Introduction / John M. Logsdon ; Opening remarks / Daniel S. Goldin --
Keynote address: Human spaceflight and American society : the record so far / Charles Murray --
Perspectives on the past forty years of human spaceflight: The spaceflight revolution revisited / William Sims Bainbridge ; Mutual influences : U.S.S.R.-U.S. interactions during the space race / Asif Siddiqi ; Making human spaceflight as safe as possible / Frederick D. Gregory ; What if? : paths not taken / John M. Logsdon --
The experience of spaceflight: Apollo and beyond / Buzz Aldrin ; Breaking in the space shuttle / Robert Crippen ; Going commercial / Charles Walker ; Science in orbit / Mary Ellen Weber ; Training for the future / T.J. Creamer --
Perspectives on the next forty years of human spaceflight: Expanding the frontiers of knowledge / Neil de Grasse Tyson ; Pushing human frontiers / Robert Zubrin ; About an element of human greatness / Homer Hickam ; The ethics of human spaceflight / Laurie Zoloth ; Future visions for scientific human exploration / James Garvin --
The international space station and the future of human spaceflight: Preparing for new challenges / William Shepherd --
About the authors --
The NASA history series.
Series Title: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4107.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen J. Garber.

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This Web site is an electronic version of a report from a symposium that marked the fortieth anniversary of U.S. human spaceflight. Visitors can read the report in order or select to skip ahead to individual speeches by space headliners such as Buzz Aldrin and William Shepherd. Some topics addressed include: the influence of the U.S.S.R., experience of spaceflight, the ethics of human spaceflight, training for the future, and new challenges.

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