This week in Cyber and Space
By Shawn Riem, th Space Wing Historian Office
/ Published November 15, 2010
11/15/2010 -- 16 November 1945: The US government brought 88 German scientist who had been working on the V-1 AND V-2 rockets to the US to help develop the Space Defense Program.
21 November 1974: Congress pass the Freedom of Information Act, allowing the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the government.
What are the root meanings of the words "astronaut" and "cosmonaut" ?
Astronaut "sailor among the stars"
Cosmonaut "sailor of the universe"