Stardust on the Bar: Space Fallout in Criminalistics

    Volume 19, Issue 2 (April 1974)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 April 1974

    Page Count: 6

    Pickering, WH
    Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

    (Received 5 March 1973; accepted 13 September 1973)


    Gravity began to slacken its hold on man fifteen years ago, when Sputnik and Explorer 1 first succeeded in loosening the Promethean bonds that had been inviolate for perhaps five billion years. In orbiting and escaping Earth, we have again demonstrated the validity of the great physical laws of Kepler, of Newton, of Einstein. And, inevitably, we have also generated much new knowledge as we have launched satellites around our planet and flown men to the Moon and instruments to Venus and Mars.

    Paper ID: JFS10166J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10166J

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    Title Stardust on the Bar: Space Fallout in Criminalistics
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30