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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

John M. Logsdon - History - 2011 - 308 pages
On May 25, 1961, President John Kennedy declared: "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the ...
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon, Robert W. Smith - History - 2013 - 464 pages
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA ...
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The Research System in the 1980's: Public Policy Issues

John M. Logsdon - Research - 1982 - 121 pages
U.S. research institutions are undergoing significant changes from patterns established in the decade following World War II. Declining undergraduate enrollments are predicted ...
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Eye in the Sky: The Story of the Corona Spy Satellites

Dwayne A. Day, John M. Logsdon, Brian Latell - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 303 pages
Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, "Eye in the Sky" explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy ...
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After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program

John M. Logsdon - Science - 2015 - 368 pages
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took 'one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.' The success of the Apollo 11 mission satisfied the goal that had been set by ...
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