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Its decision on the IGY satellite was to have a prosatellite found influence on the directions taken by American science, technology, and education over the next decade. Other members of the advisory group at the outset were Kaplan; Robert W. Buchheim and G. H. Clement of RAND; Charles C THE WORLD CIRCLING SPACESfflP / 41 Technology; Robert R. Richard W. Porter of the McMath, University of Michigan; General Electric Company, the only contractor executive on the committee; and J. Barkley Rosser of Cornell University.
They let nothing escape them that they could get their hands on, including vast stores of technological loot in the Mittelwerke plant at Nordhausen. The plant was in the Russian zone, but Toftoy's crew got there before Soviet troops took possession. From Mittelwerke storage depots. Operation Paperclip collected 100 nearly completed V-2s, machine tools specially designed for rocket production, plans, and manuals. These were loaded in 300 boxcars and hauled to Antwerp, where they were shipped to the United States.
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