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NASA 50th Anniversary Proceedings: NASA's First 50 Years: Historical ...

Steven J. Dick, National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Technology & Engineering - 2010 - 759 pages
"Fifty years after the founding of NASA, from 28 to 29 October 2008, the NASA History Division convened a conference whose purpose was a scholarly analysis of NASA's first 50 ...
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Space Politics and Policy: An Evolutionary Perspective

E. Sadeh - Business & Economics - 2002 - 520 pages
This book is the first comprehensive source for the Space Politics and Policies of the United States Civil, Military, Intelligence, and Commercial Space Programs. Space ...
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Shades of Gray: National Security and the Evolution of Space Reconnaissance

L. Parker Temple - Social Science - 2005 - 613 pages
The USA has developed the most expensive and capable reconnaissance satellites the world has ever seen. The author describes the development of these capabilities in ...
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Space Policy in the Twenty-First Century

W. Henry Lambright - History - 2003 - 283 pages
Though more than forty years old, the space age has just begun, and questions about its future abound. What will replace the Space Shuttle? Will the International Space Station ...
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Space Warfare and Defense: A Historical Encyclopedia and Research Guide

Bert Chapman - History - 2008 - 403 pages
This timely resource provides a history of the development of space weapons and warfare strategies and a comprehensive reference guide to the growing literature on the subject ...
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Frontiers of Space Exploration

Roger D. Launius - History - 2004 - 245 pages
Provides information and analysis on all aspects of space exploration with a historical overview, profiles of American and Soviet space pioneers, and a timeline of key events.
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Space Flight: History, Technology, and Operations

Lance K. Erickson - Science - 2010 - 659 pages
Space exploration has fascinated us since the launch of the first primitive rockets more than three thousand years ago, and it continues to fascinate us today. The data ...
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This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age

William E. Burrows - Science - 2010 - 752 pages
It was all part of man's greatest adventure--landing men on the Moon and sending a rover to Mars, finally seeing the edge of the universe and the birth of stars, and launching ...
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