Impact of space exploration on society / edited by William E. Frye.

; American Astronautical Society
Tarzana, Calif. : Distributed by the AAS Publications Office, [1966] .

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Other Authors Frye, William Emerson.
American Astronautical Society.
Subjects Astronautics -- Social aspects -- Exploration.
Astronautics and civilization.
Series AAS science and technology series ; v. 8.
Description xii, 370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes "Proceedings of the national meeting of the American Astronautical Society, 18-20 August 1965, San Francisco, California."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. I. Social implications of space exploration. Historical and philosophical background of the space age ; Implications of space exploration for national security ; Research on social consequences of space activities ; The space program -- a social enigma ; Engineering in a perspective of change -- part II. Education for the space age. Education for the space age ; Influence of the space effort on secondary education ; Influence of the space effort on higher education ; Education for the space age ; Technical re-education for the space age -- part III. Impact of space technology on science. The impact of space technology on the geophysical sciences ; Planetary exploration and biological research ; Remarks on Prof. Lederberg's paper ; Impact of the space program on medical research and practice ; Impact of space studies on astronomy ; The exploration of space as a national goal -- part IV. International activities in space. The European regional space program ; Space programs of the Soviet Union ; A summary report of NASA's international space programs ; The value of space activity for developing countries ; The United Nations and international cooperation in space -- part V. Practical applications of satellites. Development of a global communications satellite system ; The impact of satellites on meteorology ; The use of artificial satellites for geodesy ; Examining satellite techniques for navigation ; Space science and public policy -- part VI. Economic implications of the space effort. The return on our investment in space exploration ; Space and the world economy ; Advanced space technology and the future.
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