Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains memoranda regarding the launch of meteorological satellite TIROS III and providing space launcher assistance to other countries. Also included in this folder is a report by the United States Air Force discussing the U.S. space program and the following goals: earliest practicable achievement of manned lunar exploration, early international operational satellite communication capability, early international satellite weather prediction capability, an aggressive program of scientific investigation, and support of an adequate booster program capable of meeting civilian and military needs.