459. Editorial Note

In conformity with U.N. General Assembly Resolution 1348 (XIII), the Ad Hoc Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space met in New York May 6–June 25. Although five designated members, Czechoslovakia, India, Poland, the Soviet Union, and the United Arab Republic, declined to participate, the committee established legal and technical committees of the whole to consider various aspects of the use of outer space. The United States was represented by Ambassador Lodge, Loftus Becker (Legal Committee), and Hugh L. Dryden (Technical Committee). For text of the report of the committee to the 14th session of the United Nations General Assembly, adopted June 25, see U.N. doc. A4141.