Supplemental National Aeronautics and Space Administration Appropriations, 1960

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960 - 43 pages

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Page 23 - ... heavy workloads to NASA's headquarters staff in all divisions. Prior to that assignment, the fiscal year 1960 authorized strength in the Office of Space Flight Development was 113. With this added mission came the requirement for a total of 170 individuals in all phases of space flight development. In order to speed development of superboosters. therefore, we decided to split up the Office of Space Flight Development into two Offices, the Offices of Space Flight Programs and the Office of Launch...
Page 22 - In late 1959 the President ordered the transfer to NASA of the Development Operations Division of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala., along with SATURN, the 1,500,000-pound-thrust (clustered) rocket engine under development by the division.
Page 14 - The benefits that might accrue from the manned exploration of space are, in a large measure, unknown. It is certainly clear that no amount of instrumentation will tell us as much about the moon, or the planets, as man himself will be able to tell, once he has visited those distant places. Only man can cope with the unexpected; and the unexpected, of course, is the most interesting. We should, therefore, state only one broad objective for the manned space flight program; "To provide the capability...
Page 12 - The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of the Congress proposed supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year 1952...
Page 20 - It would be no exaggeration to say that the immediate focus of the US space program is upon this project...
Page 10 - From the facts collected and the analyses made under these five headings, we believe It will be possible to set out specific alternatives for US international policy and programs In the atomic energy field. We expect also to be in a position to recommend a course of action for the development of future US policy In regard to the international atom.
Page 9 - Surely we need a clear view of what our responsibilities are and what our objectives should be in these areas in which atomic energy may affect food production, population growth, and industrial efficiency.
Page 7 - Review of the International Atomic Policies and Programs of the United States.
Page 12 - Research and development', $20,750,000, to remain available until expended. "CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT "For an additional amount for 'Construction and equipment', $24,250,000, to remain available until expended.

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