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The Resource Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang

Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang

Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier
Title
Space chronicles
Title remainder
facing the ultimate frontier
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents his views on the future of space travel and America's role in that future, giving his readers an eye-opening manifesto on the importance of space exploration for America's economy, security, and morale
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
629.40973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U5
LC item number
T97 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lang, Avis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Astronautics and state
  • Manned space flight
  • Outer space
  • Space flight
  • Astronautics
  • Space flight
  • Outer space
  • Astronautics and state
  • Manned space flight
  • Outer space
Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Why. The allure of space ; Exoplanet Earth ; Extraterrestrial life ; Evil aliens ; Killer asteroids ; Destined for the stars ; Why explore ; The anatomy of wonder ; Happy birthday, NASA ; The next fifty years in space ; Space options ; Paths to discovery -- pt. 2: How. To fly ; Going ballistic ; Race to space ; 2001 : fact vs. Fiction ; Launching the right stuff ; Things are looking up ; For the love of Hubble ; Happy anniversary, Apollo 11 ; How to reach the sky ; The last days of the space shuttle ; Propulsion for deep space ; Balancing acts ; Happy anniversary, Star Trek ; How to prove you've been abducted by aliens ; The future of US space travel -- pt. 3: Why not. Space travel troubles ; Reaching for the stars ; America and the emergent space powers ; Delusions of space enthusiasts ; Perchance to dream ; By the numbers ; Ode to Challenger, 1986 ; Spacecraft behaving badly ; What NASA means to America's future -- Epilogue: The cosmic perspective. -- Appendix A. National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as ammended -- Appendix B. Selected statutory provisions applicable to NASA -- Appendix C.A half century of NASA spending 1959-2010 -- NASA spending 1959-2010 -- NASA spending as a percentage of US Federal Governement spending and of US GDP 1959-2010 -- Space budget: global 2010 -- Space budgets: US and non-US governments 2010
Control code
ocn738350129
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xv, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082104
Lccn
2011032481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393082104
  • (OCoLC)738350129
Label
Space chronicles : facing the ultimate frontier, Neil deGrasse Tyson ; edited by Avis Lang
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Why. The allure of space ; Exoplanet Earth ; Extraterrestrial life ; Evil aliens ; Killer asteroids ; Destined for the stars ; Why explore ; The anatomy of wonder ; Happy birthday, NASA ; The next fifty years in space ; Space options ; Paths to discovery -- pt. 2: How. To fly ; Going ballistic ; Race to space ; 2001 : fact vs. Fiction ; Launching the right stuff ; Things are looking up ; For the love of Hubble ; Happy anniversary, Apollo 11 ; How to reach the sky ; The last days of the space shuttle ; Propulsion for deep space ; Balancing acts ; Happy anniversary, Star Trek ; How to prove you've been abducted by aliens ; The future of US space travel -- pt. 3: Why not. Space travel troubles ; Reaching for the stars ; America and the emergent space powers ; Delusions of space enthusiasts ; Perchance to dream ; By the numbers ; Ode to Challenger, 1986 ; Spacecraft behaving badly ; What NASA means to America's future -- Epilogue: The cosmic perspective. -- Appendix A. National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as ammended -- Appendix B. Selected statutory provisions applicable to NASA -- Appendix C.A half century of NASA spending 1959-2010 -- NASA spending 1959-2010 -- NASA spending as a percentage of US Federal Governement spending and of US GDP 1959-2010 -- Space budget: global 2010 -- Space budgets: US and non-US governments 2010
Control code
ocn738350129
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xv, 364 pages
Isbn
9780393082104
Lccn
2011032481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393082104
  • (OCoLC)738350129

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