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Papers on satellites, 1957 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/163

Scope and Contents

Papers regarding satellites, including general notes on 'Soviet Science', No. 7, 'A Philosophy of Space Research', sent by the Ministry of Defence to the Royal Greenwich Observatory; a note from the Minister for Science regarding 'Anglo-French Satellite Launcher Proposals, Estimated Performance of Vehicle'; a contribution to 'Satellite discussions' by R. Atkinson; a copy of a document from the Royal Society outlining a scheme of observations of satellites; a copy of 'The Prediction Service of H.M. Nautical Almanac Office', prepared by D.H. Sadler; a memorandum by the D.H. Sadler, Superintendent, on the work being done at H.M. Nautical Almanac Office and the provision for future work regarding artificial satellites of the Earth; and a memorandum on the meeting of the Scientific Value Working Group of the Artificial Satellite Sub-Committee, prepared by D.H. Sadler.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1963


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 11:56:46+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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