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The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind..
U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (42 U.S.C. 2451)
Nature to be commanded must be obeyed.
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Soviet and Russian Space Programmes
Out from the Cradle: Salyut and Mir
NASA History: The U.S. Space Program
NASA and Manned Space Exploration
The Space Transportation System
Alfred North Whitehead
John M. Logsdon & Ray A. Williamson (1989)
Senator Bill Nelson (D) Florida (Sep 2001)
Now when first Vingilot was set to sail in the seas of heaven, it rose unlooked for, glittering and bright; and the people of Middle-earth beheld it from afar and wondered, and they took it for a sign, and called it Gil-Estel, the Star of High Hope.
From the "Quenta Silmarillion" (J. R. R. Tolkien, The Silmarillion, 1977)
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