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The Resource Exploring the solar system : the history and science of planetary exploration, edited by Roger D. Launius

Exploring the solar system : the history and science of planetary exploration, edited by Roger D. Launius

Label
Exploring the solar system : the history and science of planetary exploration
Title
Exploring the solar system
Title remainder
the history and science of planetary exploration
Statement of responsibility
edited by Roger D. Launius
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
523.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL788.5
LC item number
.E96 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Launius, Roger D.
Series statement
Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology
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Outer space
Label
Exploring the solar system : the history and science of planetary exploration, edited by Roger D. Launius
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homer Newell and the Origins of Planetary Science in the United States -- The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s -- Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Sociotechnical Perspective on Programmatic Choice, Success, and Failure in NASA's Solar System Exploration Program -- Redefining Celestial Mechanics in the Space Age: Astrodynamics, Deep-Space Navigation, and the Pursuit of Accuracy -- Big Science in Space: Viking, Cassini, and the Hubble Space Telescope -- Visual Imagery in Solar System Exploration -- Returning Scientific Data to Earth: The Parallel but Unequal Careers of Genesis and Stardust and the Problem of Sample Return to Earth -- Planetary Science and the "Discovery" of Global Warming -- Exploring Planet Earth: The Development of Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth Science -- Venus-Earth-Mars: Comparative Climatology and the Search for Life in the Solar System -- Missions to Mars: Reimagining the Red Planet in the Age of Spaceflight -- Parachuting onto Another World: The European Space Agency's Huygens Mission to Titan -- Pluto: The Problem Planet and its Scientists -- Transcendence and Meaning in Solar System Exploration
Control code
ocn793573175
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 381 pages
Isbn
9781137273161
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781137273161
  • (OCoLC)793573175
Label
Exploring the solar system : the history and science of planetary exploration, edited by Roger D. Launius
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homer Newell and the Origins of Planetary Science in the United States -- The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s -- Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Sociotechnical Perspective on Programmatic Choice, Success, and Failure in NASA's Solar System Exploration Program -- Redefining Celestial Mechanics in the Space Age: Astrodynamics, Deep-Space Navigation, and the Pursuit of Accuracy -- Big Science in Space: Viking, Cassini, and the Hubble Space Telescope -- Visual Imagery in Solar System Exploration -- Returning Scientific Data to Earth: The Parallel but Unequal Careers of Genesis and Stardust and the Problem of Sample Return to Earth -- Planetary Science and the "Discovery" of Global Warming -- Exploring Planet Earth: The Development of Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth Science -- Venus-Earth-Mars: Comparative Climatology and the Search for Life in the Solar System -- Missions to Mars: Reimagining the Red Planet in the Age of Spaceflight -- Parachuting onto Another World: The European Space Agency's Huygens Mission to Titan -- Pluto: The Problem Planet and its Scientists -- Transcendence and Meaning in Solar System Exploration
Control code
ocn793573175
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 381 pages
Isbn
9781137273161
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781137273161
  • (OCoLC)793573175

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