A Dictionary of the Space Age by Paul Dickson

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Although scores of astro-compounds were created, few survived. For instance, the term astrogation (for astral navigation, interstellar space travel) was created in 1961, existed for a moment, and then was never heard again. USAGE . Astrobee. See Aerobee. astrobiology. The branch of biology concerned with the discovery or study of life beyond Earth. Also known as exobiology since the early 1960s. ” (SP-6001, p. ) astronaut. (1) A human who travels in space. (2) Beginning in 1959, any American who had been selected to fly in space.

Since you will hear it several times during the course of our presentations, I would like to define it for the committee. The Air Force has operated throughout its relatively short history in the sensible atmosphere around the earth. Recent developments have allowed us to extend our operations further away from the earth, approaching the environment popularly known as space. Since there is no dividing line, no natural barrier separating these two areas, there can be no operational boundary between them.

35–36; D. J. K. Scientific Mission, Washington, DC, letter to Arnold W. Frutkin, Director of International Programs, NASA, December 14, 1961; Frutkin, memorandum to Robert C. , Associate Administrator, NASA, December 15, 1961; Boyd C. Myers II (Chairman, NASA Project Designation Committee), Director, Program Review and Resources Management, NASA, memorandum to Seamans, February 2, 1962, with approval signature of Dr. N. 289, April 18, 1974. Aries (sounding rocket). In 1974 NASA was working with the Naval Research Laboratory, Sandia Laboratories, and West Germany to develop a new sounding rocket, the Aries, using surplus second stages from the Department of Defense Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile.

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