• Short Summary

    SOME 100 EXPERTS FOR EAST AND WEST ARE TAKING PART IN A SPACE SYMPOSIUM AT STAVANGER, NORWAY.

  • Description

    SOME 100 EXPERTS FOR EAST AND WEST ARE TAKING PART IN A SPACE SYMPOSIUM AT STAVANGER, NORWAY. THE CONFERENCE OPENED YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AND LASTS TILL THURSDAY. IT IS ORGANISED BY THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL. ONE OF ITS MAIN AIMS IS TO IMPROVE THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION ON BOTH MANNED AND UNMANNED SATELLITES.

    OVER 40 TECHNICAL PAPERS ARE BEING READ, DEALING WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL AND SATELLITE GUIDANCE FOR FUTURE SPACE TRAVEL. AMONG THE DETAILS BEING GIVEN ARE ON SOME METHODS INVOLVED IN LAUNCHING AND CONTROLLING SATELLITES, THE PROBLEMS OF RENDEZVOUS WITH ORBITAL STATIONS AND RE-ENTRY AND LANDING TECHNIQUES.

    ABOUT 40 OF THE DELEGATES ARE FROM THE UNITED STATES AND 30 FROM THE SOVIET UNION. OTHER COUNTRIES REPRESENTED ARE BRITAIN, FRANCE, WEST GERMANY, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, DENMARK AND NORWAY.

    MR. CHRISTIAN RAND, THE PRESIDENT OF THE NORWEGIAN SOCIETY FOR AUTOMATION, HAS SAID THE SYMPOSIUM WOULD SHOW THAT THE USA AND THE USSR WERE NOW IN FAVOUR OF A SCIENTIFIC RACE RATHER THAN A SPACE FOR PRESTIGE PURPOSES.

    (THE SYMPOSIUM RESULTS FROM THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE CONGRESS OF INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL AT BASLE, SWITZERLAND IN 1963).

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCXJHOEZGK4ROBCX07NKFHXLO
    Media URN:
    VLVACCXJHOEZGK4ROBCX07NKFHXLO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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