Manuscripts/Mixed Material In praise of Arthur C. Clarke : revised draft of essay

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Title
In praise of Arthur C. Clarke : revised draft of essay
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Science fiction
-  Outer space--Exploration
-  Space colonies
-  Astronautics--Human factors
-  Clarke, Arthur C
-  Kubrick, Stanley
-  2001 a space odyssey (Motion picture)
-  Artificial satellites in telecommunication
-  Communications satellites
-  Manuscripts
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Manuscripts
Notes
-  Carl Sagan reflects on Arthur C. Clarke's impact on the world, discussing his contributions to the development of communications satellites and the film, 2001; a space odyssey, based on the screenplay by Clarke and Stanley Kubrick. Sagan suggests that Clarke "has done an enormous global service in preparing the climate for a serious human presence beyond the Earth." Sagan also recounts various personal interactions with Clarke.
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Sagan, Carl. In praise of Arthur C. Clarke: revised draft of essay. 1981. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000062/. (Accessed January 18, 2017.)

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Sagan, C. (1981) In praise of Arthur C. Clarke: revised draft of essay. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000062/.

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Sagan, Carl. In praise of Arthur C. Clarke: revised draft of essay. 1981. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000062/>.