Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains memoranda regarding the probability of the Soviet Union to establish a space station; possible adverse environmental effects of large-scale experiments; a comparison of the space program and NASA's (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) budget to previous administrations; and a memorandum by The RAND Corporation titled, “Military Space Activities and the Cold War (U),” summarizing space programs and actions by the Soviet Union. Also included in this folder is a report of a meeting of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations General Assembly Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space by Leonard C. Meeker, Deputy Legal Adviser, Department of State, and U.S. delegate to the committee.