‘The Air Force, being [a] . . . well-established institution with [a] large, experienced and capable staff and trained technical experts, is better able to develop [the domain of space] than any other agency, which must necessarily include in its ranks relatively young people and which would at first be merely an experimental organization. . . . Since a space force requires the support and cooperation of supply services similar to those now existing in the Air Force, space branches should remain under the old establishment.”
This argument has a strong logic behind it: the idea that a new, independent space …
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