NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1984: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1984, March 8, 9, and 15, 1983
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983 - 223 pages
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Page 1 - States, except that activities peculiar to or primarily associated with the development of weapons systems, military operations, or the defense of the United States (including the research and development necessary to make effective provision for the defense of the United States...
Page 162 - It is time for us to realize that we are too great a nation to limit ourselves to small dreams. We are not, as some would have us believe, doomed to an inevitable decline. I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.
Page 67 - ... and scientific benefits through the exploitation of space; • expand United States private sector investment and involvement in civil space and space related activities; • promote international cooperative activities in the national interest; and • cooperate with other nations in maintaining the freedom of space for activities which enhance the security and welfare of mankind. The...
Page 69 - National security. The President's space policy is very clear on this point, stating that, "The United States space program will be comprised of two separate, distinct, and strongly interacting programs — National security and civil. Close coordination, cooperation, and information exchange will be maintained among these programs to avoid unnecessary duplication.
Page 12 - Space to conduct a study to establish the basis for an Administration decision on whether to proceed with NASA development of a permanently-based, manned space station.
Page 67 - The facility is expcted to be operational in about two years. NASA hopes to repair the facility and return it to operation as soon as possible to minimize delays to a number of priority NASA, DOD, and industry testing programs. This is just a brief overview of some of the technical achievements of 1982 — the list is really much longer. I will talk in more detail about some of the things that have been accomplished later on.
Page 50 - States will conduct international cooperative space-related activities that achieve scientific, political, economic, or national security benefits for the Nation. — The United States space program will be comprised of two separate, distinct and strongly interacting programs — national security and civil. Close coordination, cooperation, and information exchange will be maintained among these programs to avoid unnecessary duplication.
Page 11 - The United States Space Transportation System (STS) is the primary space launch system for both national security and civil government missions.