Societal Impact of Spaceflight (Google eBook)

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Steven J. Dick
Government Printing Office, 2007 - 680 pages
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Contents

HAS SPACEFLIGHT HAD AN IMPACT ON SOCIETY? AN INTERPRETATIVE FRAMEWORK
3
WHAT ARE TURNING POINTS IN HISTORY AND WHAT WERE THEY FOR THE SPACE AGE?
19
IN SEARCH OF A RED COSMOS SPACE EXPLORATION PUBLIC CULTURE AND SOVIET SOCIETY
41
LIVE FROM THE MOON THE SOCIETAL IMPACT OF APOLLO
53
FRAMING THE MEANINGS OF SPACEFLIGHT IN THE SHUTTLE ERA
67
SPACE IN THE POSTCOLD WAR ENVIRONMENT
89
THE TAIKONAUT AS ICON THE CULTURAL AND POLITICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF YANG LIWEI CHINAS FIRST SPACE TRAVELER
103
COMMERCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPACEFLIGHT AN OVERVIEW
121
SPACE HISTORY FROM THE BOTTOM UP USING SOCIAL HISTORY TO INTERPRET THE SOCIETAL IMPACT OF SPACEFLIGHT
387
SPACE SCIENCE EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY
407
RACISM SEXISM AND SPACE VENTURES CIVIL RIGHTS AND NASA IN THE NIXON ERA AND BEYOND
421
NASA LAUNCHES HOUSTON INTO ORBIT THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT OF THE SPACE AGENCY ON THE SOUTHEAST TEXA...
451
THE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
467
OVERVIEW IDEOLOGY ADVOCACY AND SPACEFLIGHT EVOLUTION OF A CULTURAL NARRATIVE
483
SPACEFLIGHT AND POPULAR CULTURE
501
MAKING SPACEFLIGHT MODERN A CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE WORLDS FIRST SPACE ADVOCACY GROUP
513

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SPACEFLIGHT
141
THE ROLE OF SPACE DEVELOPMENT IN GLOBALIZATION
193
NASA AS AN INSTRUMENT OF US FOREIGN POLICY
207
FROM FARM TO FORK HOW SPACE FOOD STANDARDS IMPACTED THE FOOD INDUSTRY AND CHANGED FOOD SAFETY STANDARDS
219
THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF EARTH OBSERVING SATELLITES
237
SATELLITES AND SECURITY SPACE IN SERVICE TO HUMANITY
267
FOR ALL MANKIND SOCIETAL IMPACT OF APPLICATION SATELLITES
289
NASA AND ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE IN POLITICAL CONTEXT
313
NAVSTAR THE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM A SAMPLING OF ITS MILITARY CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL IMPACT
331
DUALUSE AS UNINTENDED POLICY DRIVER THE AMERICAN BUBBLE
353
RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES INTELLIGENCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY
369
CSETI AS FICTION ON JAMES GUNNS THE LISTENERS
539
RECLAIMING THE FUTURE SPACE ADVOCACY AND THE IDEA OF PROGRESS
555
SPACE ACTIVISM AS AN EPIPHANIC BELIEF SYSTEM
573
FLIGHTS OF FANCY OUTER SPACE AND THE EUROPEAN IMAGINATION 19231969
585
ARE WE SPACEFARING SPECIES? ACKNOWLEDGING OUR PHYSICAL FRAGILITY AS A FIRST STEP TO TRANSCENDING IT
603
PRODUCTION AND CULTURE TOGETHER OR SPACE HISTORY AND THE PROBLEM OF PERIODIZATION IN THE POSTWAR ERA
615
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
631
THE NASA HISTORY SERIES
649
INDEX
659
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