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To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles

Roger D. Launius - History
Most towns did not have hospitals of their own before the mid-twentieth century, and Kentucky towns were no exception. Kentucky’s first real hospital opened in 1823, but it was ...
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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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Robots in Space: Technology, Evolution, and Interplanetary Travel

Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy - History - 2008 - 313 pages
Two leading scholars of space exploration -- both as historians and critics -- inquire into the human fascination with manned adventures, raise new questions that support the ...
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Reinventing NASA: Human Space Flight, Bureaucracy, and Politics

Roger Handberg - Political Science - 2003 - 273 pages
Describes how NASA's internal values, policy choices, and relations with other political players are all driven by its overriding goal of pursuing human space flight.
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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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Single Stage to Orbit: Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for ...

Andrew J. Butrica - Science - 2004 - 288 pages
While the glories and tragedies of the space shuttle make headlines and move the nation, the story of the shuttle forms an inseparabe part of a lesser-known but no less ...
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Space and Security: A Reference Handbook: A Reference Handbook

Peter L. Hays - Political Science - 2011 - 289 pages
This thorough examination of the roots and motivations for U.S. national security space policy provides an essential foundation for considering current space security issues ...
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Space and Defense Policy

Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch - History - 2009 - 368 pages
This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena ...
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Lost in Space: The Fall of NASA and the Dream of a New Space Age

Greg Klerkx - Science - 2004 - 400 pages
The daring, revolutionary NASA that sent Neil Armstrong to the moon has lost its meteoric vision, says journalist and space enthusiast Greg Klerkx. NASA, he contends, has ...
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