Space Science: Past, Present, and Future : Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, October 8, 9, 10, 1985

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Page 190 - I understand that this letter may be inserted in the transcript in the form of an appendix and referred to by footnote in the main text. Sincerely, pr.Bert Zauderer Mr.
Page 64 - It requires a global view, exploiting the unique opportunities for observing Earth processes from space in close coordination with other approaches. It requires a program of long term observations, both in situ and from space, to document the changes that do occur, and to provide the basis for computer models to anticipate those that •ay.
Page 65 - ... challenge, but also on the scientific approach to address it. On a very practical level more effective and less constrained measures must be implemented to allow a more free exchange of scientists and data. The issues are global, their causes are global, and their resolution must be global. Lastly and above all, it requires a commitment, at the highest levels, to a program which will address these concerns in a farseeing, coherent manner. The challenge is staggering. Much is already happening,...
Page 192 - Washington, DC 20515 Attention: Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications. Dear Mr. Chairman: As a witness before the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications on February 26, 1985, I have edited and an returning the hearing transcript forwarded to me for review.
Page 29 - ... terrestrial magnetism, and the aurora. Understanding the solutions to these basic physics problems requires the study of ionized gases (plasmas), magnetohydrodynamics, and particle physics. Space physics as an identifiable discipline began with the launch of the first earth satellites in the late 1950s and the discovery in 1958 of the Van Allen radiation belts. The phenomena associated with this field of study are among the earliest recorded observations in many parts of the world. The ancient...
Page 30 - AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 1984 TITLE I-RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT * * * SPACE APPLICATIONS Environmental Observations.
Page 15 - Don't let us imagine we see the sun as the old civilizations saw it. All we see is a scientific little luminary, dwindled to a ball of blazing gas. In the centuries before Ezekiel and John, the sun was still a magnificent reality, men drew forth from him strength and splendour, and gave him back homage and lustre and thanks. But in us, the connection is broken, the responsive centres are dead. Our sun is a...
Page 7 - Force in response to the charge to "focus on the issues of maintaining America's leadership in science in view of the changing environment facing us over the coming decades.
Page 99 - Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the subcommittee, it is with great pleasure that I come before you today in this, my first appearance, before the subcommittee.
Page 142 - ... and 1989 when my government performed the administrative responsibilities previously handled by the Trust Territory Government for operation of the vessel and continuation of the USDA food support program for the people of the four communities affected by the United States Nuclear Testing Program. I am pleased to report that significant progress has been made in transferring management of the program to the people of Enewetak.

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