TITLE

Sputnik

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Jan2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of the launch of the satellite Sputnik I by the Soviet Union on personnel management in the United States (U.S.). Impact of the launch on space exploration efforts of U.S.; Passage of the National Defense Education Act of 1958.
ACCESSION #
5826716

 

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