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Why and How We Went Into Orbit

REQUIRED READINGS

“CIA, Soviet Space Program Video, 1981,” YouTube video by TheConquestofSpace, posted November 14, 2011.

Michael Griffin, “Space Exploration: Real Reasons and Acceptable Reasons,” January 19, 2007.

McDougall, Walter A, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age, New York: Basic Books, 1985.  pp. 112-230, 299-324. 361-362, 373-388, 403-407. Password-protected PDFs below.





Moltz, James Clay, Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space, New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Password-protected PDF below.

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