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The word preeminent first appeared in a 1962 speech by John Kennedy: "Whether it [space science] will be a force of good or ill depends on man, and only if the United States occupies a position of pre-eminence can we help decide whether this new ocean will be a sea of peace or a new, terrifying theater of war. "18 This concept has haunted the space program ever since. ) we had to do was to be first on the moon. In the 1980s, it is much harder to decide which country is "ahead" in space. People still try.
9 Someone who builds a gadget that does something outrageously difficult and makes it work feels really good inside, proud of his or her role in this. tremendous achievement. Florman finds that the joy of building, of fabricating, of creating useful objects is rooted in sources as fundamental to our culture as the Old Testament. The engineering perspective on space values the challenges that space presents and the technically sweet means of meeting those challenges. The scientist is concerned with what can be discovered in space and the engineer enjoys surmounting the challenges of building the device to make the discovery.
Even before the Challenger accident, America was not able to be the best in the world in everything that happened beyond the earth' s atmosphere. CHAPTER 3 Highways to Heaven The sight of a succel'sful rocket launch, with an important cargo rising upward into space atop a pillar of flame, inspires almost everyone who watches it. Only thirty years ago, it was almost impossible to bridge the few hundred miles that separate the earth' s surface from the edge of space. In a few decades, the technology of space transportation had developed to the point where, at least before Challenger, it had become almost routine.