Manuscript/Mixed Material Briefing notes for President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale

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Title
Briefing notes for President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Mars (Planet)
-  Saturn (Planet)
-  Jupiter (Planet)
-  Outer space--Exploration
-  NASA
-  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
-  Galaxies
-  Origin of life
-  Voyager Golden Record
-  Carter, Jimmy
-  Mondale, Walter
-  Science policy
-  Pulsars
-  Quasars
-  Black holes
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  A handwritten note Carl Sagan used to brief President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale. The note is written on Watergate Hotel stationary. It includes the terms exploration, wonder, the origin of life, the Voyager Golden Record, the scale of galaxies, cosmic pulsars, quasars, and black holes, and symbols for the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mars.
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
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Briefing notes for President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale. 1977. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000103/. (Accessed July 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1977) Briefing notes for President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000103/.

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Sagan, Carl. Briefing notes for President Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale. 1977. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000103/>.