The Manned Space Stations Symposium is held in Los Angeles on April 20-22. Several papers are presented concerning the possibilities and challenges of long-term stays in space. The month before, plans for a "Space Vehicle" (drawn up by Douglas Aircraft Co.) had been shown at the annual Ideal Home Exhibition in London.
* Details and drawings of Space Vehicle: @
* Video from 1960 Ideal Home Exhibition: @
* Early history of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences: @