Critical issues in the history of spaceflight (Google eBook)

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Contents

SEEKING NEWER WORLDS AN HISTORICAL CONTEXT FOR SPACE EXPLORATION
7
COMPELLING RATIONALES FOR SPACEFLIGHT? HISTORY AND THE SEARCH FOR RELEVANCE
37
HUMAN AND ROBOTIC EXPLORATIONS
71
INTRODUCTIONS
73
OBSERVATIONS ON THE ROBOTIC VERSUS HUMAN ISSUE IN SPACEFLIGHT
77
HUMANMACHINE ISSUES IN THE SOVIET SPACE PROGRAM
107
HUMAN AND MACHINES IN THE HISTORY OF SPACEFLIGHT
141
NASA AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
163
INTRODUCTIONS
345
CHANGING NASA THE CHALLENGES OF ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS FAILURES
349
ACCIDENTS ENGINEERING AND HISTORY AT NASA 19672003
377
INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES FOR CONTINUED SPACE EXPLORATION HIGHRELIABILITY SYSTEMS ACROSS MANY OPERATIONAL GENE...
403
SPACE HISTORY STATE OF THE ART
427
INTRODUCTION
429
AMERICAN SPACE HISTORY LEGACIES QUESTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
433
THE HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
481

INTRODUCTION
165
NASA AND THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY CRITICAL ISSUES AND RESEARCH PROSPECTS
169
NASA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ENDURING THEMES IN THREE KEY AREAS
199
TECHNOLOGY FOREIGN POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN SPACE
239
ACCESS TO SPACE
261
INTRODUCTION
263
A FAILURE OF NATIONAL LEADERSHIP WHY NO REPLACEMENT FOR THE SPACE SHUTTLE?
269
REUSABLE LAUNCH VEHICLES OR EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLES? A PERENNIAL DEBATE
301
NASA CULTURES
343
CRITICAL THEORY AS A TOOL BOX SUGGESTIONS FOR SPACE HISTORYS RELATIONSHIP TO THE HISTORY SUBDISCIPLINES
549
SPACE ARTIFACTS ARE THEY HISTORICAL EVIDENCE?
573
POSTSCRIPT
601
COMMUNITY AND EXPLANATIONS IN SPACE HISTORY ?
603
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
615
ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
623
THE NASA HISTORY SERIES
633
INDEX
643
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