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space and the historianThe history of modern rocketry begins with the launching of rockets for vertical soundings in the upper atmosphere. The launchings of the first earth satellites sparked space endeavors including manned flight accomplishments largely unforeseen as to the scope and rapidity of their happening. The scope of historical inquiry should include the entire historical spectrum involving space science and technology, i.e., political, economic, and social aspects, and the international environment. The methodology of contemporary history is discussed.
Document ID
19740028262
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Emme, E. M.
(NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
November 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: Spaceflight
Volume: 15
Subject Category
GENERAL
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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