TITLE

Big Business in Space

AUTHOR(S)
Brynes, Asher
PUB. DATE
April 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;4/23/62, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues surrounding the approval of the administration of U.S. President John F. Kennedy of an amended version of the government's bill providing for the ownership and operation of a communications satellite system by a privately-controlled corporation, in April 1962. Analogy between satellite communications and the traditional public versus private power debate; Predictions made by Lloyd V. Berkner, a member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, at a private meeting with the Federal Communications Commission; Examination into how the directorate will likely to function on the basis of the proposed distribution of interests.
ACCESSION #
9947567

 

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