Many informative points of view are expressed in this volume of brief but to-the-point essays. More than 20 authorities offer a substantial group of ideas about how the ""discovery"" of space has added new factors to our thinking in significant areas of our experience. President Johnson discusses ""The Politics of the Space Age,"" and then other writers and subjects follow: J. Webb, education: J. Bierne, labor: W.C. Foster, disarmament; B.A. Schreiver, military; N.B. Katzenbach, law; G. Seaborg, atomic energy; R. Retterer, J.Glenn, Jr. careers; Levy (the editor), women: H. Strughold, medicine; S. Singer, weather; T. Mitchell, J. Hagerty, communications; J. Pike, religion, J. Stamp, the future. Taken all together these essays are a good introduction to the significance of this new frontier on human institutions and thought.