The Future of Human Space Flight: Hearing Before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, October 16, 2003, Bind 4

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Side 3 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, Washington, DC. The Committee met, pursuant to call, at 10:00 am, in Room 2318 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.
Side 39 - The great conquerors, from Alexander to Caesar, and from Caesar to Napoleon, influenced profoundly the lives of subsequent generations. But the total effect of this influence shrinks to insignificance, if compared to the entire transformation of human habits and human mentality produced by the long line of men of thought from Thales to the present day, men individually powerless, but ultimately the rulers of the world.
Side 8 - to lead the exploration and development of the space frontier, advancing science, technology, and enterprise, and building institutions and systems that make accessible vast new resources and support human settlements beyond Earth orbit, from the highlands of the Moon to the plains of Mars.
Side 44 - ... engineering studies, reports and proposals. He is a member of a special Navy panel of the Naval Research and Advisory Committee (NRAC) on Command, Control, Communications/Intelligence. He is on the Executive Committee of the Technical Council of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). He is also a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the Air Force Association (AFA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Sigma Xi and Sigma Pi Sigma....
Side 5 - ... report of the Advisory Committee on the Future of the US Space Program (the Augustine report).
Side 16 - And again I would like to thank the chairman and ranking member for holding this hearing today.
Side 5 - in the 21st Century." The program was referred to as the Space Exploration Initiative (SEI). At the time the President made his statement in 1989, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget suggested that the program would cost $400 billion over 30 years. While Congress endorsed the philosophy of the program, Congress was reluctant to approve the program because of the expected cost. The SEI program was formally terminated in 1993 and the NASA Office of Exploration was dismantled.
Side 6 - Documentation of the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science.
Side 28 - Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am grateful for the opportunity to testify before you.
Side 96 - ... the more certain it becomes that some unforeseen, perhaps unforeseeable advance in science or technology will shuffle the deck before we get there. Often, as in the case of semiconductor electronics, science provides us with a future far beyond our dreams; other times it reveals unexpected limits. Science has a way of getting us to the future without consulting the futurists and visionaries. The historian Arnold Toynbee once explained his phenomenal productivity: "I learn each day what I need...

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