History of British Space Science

Author: Harrie Massie,M. O. Robins

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052130783X

Category: Science

Page: 514

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This book documents how space science was started and encouraged to grow both nationally and internationally.
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Reader's Guide to the History of Science

Author: Arne Hessenbruch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134262949

Category: History

Page: 965

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The Reader's Guide to the History of Science looks at the literature of science in some 550 entries on individuals (Einstein), institutions and disciplines (Mathematics), general themes (Romantic Science) and central concepts (Paradigm and Fact). The history of science is construed widely to include the history of medicine and technology as is reflected in the range of disciplines from which the international team of 200 contributors are drawn.
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Can Democracies Fly in Space?

The Challenge of Revitalizing the U.S. Space Program

Author: W. D. Kay

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275952549

Category: Science

Page: 244

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Examines the workings of the U.S. space program, its early successes and more recent problems, and relates them to the machinations of the American democratic system.
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NASA in the World

Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space

Author: J. Krige,A. Long,Ashok Maharaj,Angelina Long Callahan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137340932

Category: History

Page: 353

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Since its inception, NASA has participated in over 4,000 international projects, yet historians have almost entirely neglected this remarkable aspect of the agency's work. This groundbreaking work is the first to trace NASA's history in a truly international context, drawing on unprecedented access to agency archives and personnel.
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Reconsidering Sputnik

Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

Author: Roger D. Lanius,John M. Logsdon,Robert W. Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134960263

Category: History

Page: 464

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This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of scientific spacecraft that began exploring the universe. An introductory essay by Pulitzer Prize winner Walter A. McDougall sets the context for Sputnik and its significance at the end of the twentieth century.
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Science and Spectacle

The Work of Jodrell Bank in Postwar British Culture

Author: John Agar

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317743024

Category: History

Page: 284

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Science and Spectacle relates the construction of the telescope to the politics and culture of post-war Britain. From radar and atomic weapons, to the Festival of Britain and, later, Harold Wilson's rhetoric of scientific revolution, science formed a cultural resource from which post-war careers and a national identity could be built. The Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope was once a symbol of British science and a much needed prestigious project for the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, but it also raised questions regarding the proper role of universities as sites for scientific research.
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History of rocketry and astronautics

proceedings of the twenty-second and twenty-third History Symposia of the International Academy of Astronautics, Bangalore, India, 1988, Málaga, Spain, 1989

Author: International Academy of Astronautics,American Astronautical Society

Publisher: Amer Astronautical Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 466

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Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: London : Library Association

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 943

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Cette bibliographie commentee touche tous les domaines du savoir humain, soit de l'Art a la Zoologie;elle signale les ouvrages les plus importants soit des bibliographies, des index, des encyclopedies, des dictionnaires, des guides, des revues etc dont le support ed'information est soit du papier, soit un cd-rom, soit une base de donnees en ligne directe, soit un microforme ect. L'objectif du guide Walford est de devenir La source d'information sur tout type de reference, nonobstant le support technique.
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