Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

[458] Chapter 2 Source Notes

1. James B. Conant. Science and Common Sense (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1951); Alvin M. Weinberg, Reflections on Big Science (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1967); Daniel S. Greenberg, The Politics of Pure Science (New York: New American Library, 1967; rev. ed. 1971).

2. F. Sherwood Taylor, "Scientific Developments of the Early Nineteenth Century," chap. 10 of Herbert Butterfield et al., A Short History of Science (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., Doubleday Anchor Books, 1959); H. D. Smyth, A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of The United States Government 1940-1945 (Washington: Govt. Printing Office, 1945); Samuel Glasstone, Sourcebook on Atomic Energy (New York: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1950,2d ed. 1958).

3. Conant, Science and Common Sense, pp. 315-21; Vannevar Bush, Science, the Endless Frontier. A Report to the President (Washington: Dept. of Defense, Office of Scientific Research and Development, July 1945).

4. Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute, Technology in Retrospect and Critical Events in Science, or "Traces," 2 vols. (Report prepared by IITRI for National Science Foundation, vol. 1 (summary), 15 Dec. 1968; vol. 2, 30 Jan. 1969).

5. See committee prints of annual NASA authorization hearings before House Committee on Science and Astronautics, specifically FY 1968 hearings, 90th Cong., 1st sess., on H.R. 4450, H.R. 6470 28 Feb.-9 Mar. 1967, pp. 235-421. See also committee prints of the annual NASA authorization hearings, before Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, specifically the FY 1968 hearings, 90th Cong., on S. 1296, 18-20 Apr. 1967., pt. 1, pp. 365-567.

6. Bush, Science, the Endless Frontier, p. 83.

7. Illinois Inst. of Technology Research Inst., "Technology in Retrospect."

8. Taylor, "Scientific Developments of Nineteenth Century."