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The Complete Book of Outer Space – Part 2 of 14

Posted in 02 - Station in Space, 1953, The Complete Book of Outer Space with tags , on April 17, 2009 by Aaron

Station in Space

This second chapter of the book is more to do with establishing a program to build towards regular space flight, rather than building a space station.  Written by the famous and legendary Dr. Werhner von Braun, it’s a revealing statement on how near the reality of space travel seemed.  A permanent space station manned by up to 100 people by 1970??  Interesting.

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Next up on the 1st of May, Dr. Heinz Haber from the Department of Space Medicine at Randolph Air Force Base will tell us about, well… Space Medicine as it was understood in 1953.