Government Documents on Space Policy
The U.S. Government has spent billions of dollars on space exploration and research since the 1950�s. Other foreign governments and international government organizations also invest enormous financial and personnel resources in space exploration and research. This exploration and research has produced a tremendous amount of documentation which can be studied and analyzed by users in print and electronic formats. Purdue Libraries have significant government resources dealing with space policy, research, and exploration. These resources are primarily in the ENGR and HSSE Libraries though they can be found in other Purdue Libraries as well. Subject headings you can use to search the Library Catalog for government documents on space policy include:
The principal index for U.S. Government publications is the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications HSSE REF & Periodicals 016.353 Un36 which is available online for many decades.. Additional useful U.S. Government publications indexes include the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index HSSE REF 328.73005 C76 covering congressional publications from 1970 to present, the CIS U.S. Congressional Serial Set Index 1789-1969 9 HSSE REF 328.73 C761c available online here, and the CIS U.S.
Congressional Committee Hearings Index 1833-1969 HSSE REF 348.731 C76
NASA and NASA-sponsored research is available in NASA Technical Reports Server
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