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The Resource The twenty-first century in space, Ben Evans, (electronic book)

The twenty-first century in space, Ben Evans, (electronic book)

Label
The twenty-first century in space
Title
The twenty-first century in space
Statement of responsibility
Ben Evans
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This final entry in the History of Human Space Exploration mini-series by Ben Evans continues with an in-depth look at the latter part of the 20th century and the start of the new millennium. Picking up where Partnership in Space left off, the story commemorating the evolution of manned space exploration unfolds in further detail. More than fifty years after Yuri Gagarin's pioneering journey into space, Evans extends his overview of how that momentous voyage continued through the decades which followed. The Twenty-first Century in Space, the sixth book in the series, explores how the fledgli
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Evans, Ben
Dewey number
629.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB500.262
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Outer space
  • Manned space flight
Label
The twenty-first century in space, Ben Evans, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Author's preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Shuttle at the crossroads; A ""NEW"" SPACE SHUTTLE; AN AMBITIOUS MISSION; GLIMMERS OF THE FUTURE; MISSION FOR JAPAN; ""WEIRD SCIENCE""; RECORD RENDEZVOUS; A PRECURSOR TO SPACE STATION; RECORD-SETTERS; 2 A new partnership; VOYAGE OF DESTINY; AN AMERICAN 'LIVING' IN SPACE; ""ATLANTIS IN FREE DRIFT""; AN 'INTERNATIONAL' SPACE STATION; A 'PERMANENT' AMERICAN PRESENCE?; 3 Preparing for Space Station; VISITING A NATIONAL ICON; BROKEN ANKLE, BROKEN PLANS, BROKEN RECORD; TECHNOLOGY FOR SPACE STATION; LAST CHANCE SPACEWALKS; SCIENCE FOR SPACE STATION
  • END OF THE OLD ERAPOWERFUL X-RAY EYES; REVISITING A NATIONAL ICON; 4 Steps to the future; FIRE!; A TROUBLED SUMMER; ARRIVAL OF 'THE WOLFMAN'; THE FINAL VOYAGES; A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE; 5 New millennium; BRAVE NEW WORLD; THE END OF MIR; A NEW DAWN; EPILOGUE: THE NEW MILLENNIUM; Bibliography; Index
Control code
SPR898213789
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 519 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781493913060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The twenty-first century in space, Ben Evans, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Author's preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Shuttle at the crossroads; A ""NEW"" SPACE SHUTTLE; AN AMBITIOUS MISSION; GLIMMERS OF THE FUTURE; MISSION FOR JAPAN; ""WEIRD SCIENCE""; RECORD RENDEZVOUS; A PRECURSOR TO SPACE STATION; RECORD-SETTERS; 2 A new partnership; VOYAGE OF DESTINY; AN AMERICAN 'LIVING' IN SPACE; ""ATLANTIS IN FREE DRIFT""; AN 'INTERNATIONAL' SPACE STATION; A 'PERMANENT' AMERICAN PRESENCE?; 3 Preparing for Space Station; VISITING A NATIONAL ICON; BROKEN ANKLE, BROKEN PLANS, BROKEN RECORD; TECHNOLOGY FOR SPACE STATION; LAST CHANCE SPACEWALKS; SCIENCE FOR SPACE STATION
  • END OF THE OLD ERAPOWERFUL X-RAY EYES; REVISITING A NATIONAL ICON; 4 Steps to the future; FIRE!; A TROUBLED SUMMER; ARRIVAL OF 'THE WOLFMAN'; THE FINAL VOYAGES; A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE; 5 New millennium; BRAVE NEW WORLD; THE END OF MIR; A NEW DAWN; EPILOGUE: THE NEW MILLENNIUM; Bibliography; Index
Control code
SPR898213789
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 519 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781493913060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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