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Space Politics and Policy: An Evolutionary Perspective

E. Sadeh - Law - 2006 - 522 pages
Space Politics and Policy: An Evolutionary Perspective provides a comprehensive survey of Space Policy. This book is organized around two themes. Space Policy is evolutionary ...
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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 and the American Imagination

Howard E. McCurdy - History - 2011 - 395 pages
People dreamed of cosmic exploration—winged spaceships and lunar voyages; space stations and robot astronauts—long before it actually happened. Space and the American ...
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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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Defining NASA: The Historical Debate over the Agency's Mission

W. D. Kay - History - 2005 - 247 pages
Examines the politics behind the funding of NASA.
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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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Sputnik: The Shock of the Century

Paul Dickson - History - 2009 - 320 pages
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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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