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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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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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Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership

Roger D. Launius - Political Science - 1997 - 262 pages
In Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership, ten contributors present compelling arguments and analyses that shed new light on the power and leadership of the nation ...
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Kingdom on the Mississippi Revisited: Nauvoo in Mormon History

Roger D. Launius, John E. Hallwas - History - 1996 - 282 pages
Who were the Nauvoo Mormons? Were they Jacksonian Americans or did they embody some other weltanschaung? Why did this tiny Illinois town become such a protracted battleground ...
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Differing Visions: Dissenters in Mormon History

Roger D. Launius, Linda Thatcher - Religion - 1998 - 416 pages
The first serious attempt to analyze the careers of converts who later left the Mormon church, this book contains selections about 18 Mormon dissenters--David Whitmer, Fawn ...
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Reconsidering a Century of Flight

Janet Rose Daly Bednarek, Roger D. Launius - Transportation - 2003 - 300 pages
Contains twelve essays in which leading aerospace historians consider the role of aviation in the twentieth century, exploring topics related to innovation and the technology ...
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

John M. Logsdon, Roger D. Launius, Robert William Smith - History - 2000 - 442 pages
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA ...
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Alexander William Doniphan: Portrait of a Missouri Moderate

Roger D. Launius - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 316 pages
Alexander William Doniphan (1808-1887)--Missouri attorney, military figure, politician, and businessman--is one of the most significant figures in antebellum Missouri. From the ...
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Seasons in the Sun: The Story of Big League Baseball in Missouri

Roger D. Launius - History - 2002 - 192 pages
The heart of professional baseball, if not its roots, may be found in the American Midwest, especially in Missouri. In Seasons in the Sun, Roger D. Launius offers an excellent ...
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Innovation and the Development of Flight

Roger D. Launius - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 335 pages
Perhaps no technological development in the century has more fundamentally transformed human life than the airplane and its support apparatus. The nature of flight, and the ...
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