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  • SpaceJournal_1957-Summer_LowResolution.pdf

    This issue of Space Journal includes articles written by Fred L. Whipple, Hermann Oberth, and Ernst Stuhlinger, as well as a foreword by Wernher von Braun. The issue also includes drawings for an observatory to be built at the top of Monte Sano Mountain in Huntsville, Alabama. Produced by the Rocket City Astronomical Association (now known as the Von Braun Astronomical Society), Space Journal was published in Huntsville from 1957 to 1959. This digitized copy was generously provided by Jeff Bennett at the Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS).
  • spc_schl_007_058a.pdf
  • spc_hinr_001_060a.pdf
  • spc_mitc_001_062B.pdf

    This issue discusses at length the competition in science, technology, and engineering between the United States and the Soviet Union, including comparisons of developments in missiles, satellites, and educational systems. This issue also includes plans for a village on the Moon. Includes the subscription card inserted in the center of the issue.
  • vbas_space_journal_001_054.pdf
  • vbas_space_journal_055_116.pdf

    This issue includes a statement announcing Space Journal's termination of all connections with the U.S. military and with the Rocket City Astronomical Association. At the time, commander of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) at Redstone Arsenal Gen. John B. Medaris was concerned that the publishers and writers, all in the employ of ABMA, were using their government positions for personal gain through the magazine. Topics covered in the issue include the dangers and feasibility of space travel, designing buildings for life on the Moon, and the existence of life elsewhere in the universe.
  • spc_mitc_063_113.pdf

    In this issue, articles focus heavily on the exploration of space and the particulars of human activities in space, including "the space man's food," research on how weightlessness affects the human body, and the lack of laws governing space. Also included is a profile of Roy Marquardt, "the ramjet man" and founder of Marquardt Aircraft Company. This is the final published issue of Space Journal.
  • broowats_061307102136.pdf

    Included are a copy of page 7 of the December 1963 publication of Pan Am (GMRD) Clipper magazine and a letter from Pan American World Airways to David Christensen. The magazine article briefly describes the gantry that surrounded Saturn-V and Pan American's Saturn complex Supervisor, Brooks Watson.
  • clipguidmissrangdivi_031907102312.pdf

    The Clipper is a Guided Missiles Range Division, Pan American World Airlines, Inc., internal publication. This issue includes the articles "News at a Glance," "The Big One," "New Ships on the Horizon," "Civic Responsibility," "Picture Highlights," "Service Awards," "September Service Pins," and "Recognizing Credit Union." "The Big One" includes details about Pan Am's role in developing the Saturn booster.
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