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The Resource Exploring the Solar System : the History and Science of Planetary Exploration, (electronic book)

Exploring the Solar System : the History and Science of Planetary Exploration, (electronic book)

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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Varied perspectives on the development of planetary science and exploration during the Space Age
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Launius, Roger D
Dewey number
523.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL788.5 .E96 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
Label
Exploring the Solar System : the History and Science of Planetary Exploration, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Introduction; Part I Managing Planetary Science; Chapter 1 Homer Newell and the Origins of Planetary Science in the United States; Chapter 2 The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s; Chapter 3 Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Sociotechnical Perspective on Programmatic Choice, Success, and Failure in NASA's Solar System Exploration Program; Part II Developing New Approaches to Planetary Exploration
  • Chapter 4 Redefining Celestial Mechanics in the Space Age: Astrodynamics, Deep-Space Navigation, and the Pursuit of AccuracyChapter 5 Big Science in Space: Viking, Cassini, and the Hubble Space Telescope; Chapter 6 Visual Imagery in Solar System Exploration; Chapter 7 Returning Scientific Data to Earth: The Parallel but Unequal Careers of Genesis and Stardust and the Problem of Sample Return to Earth; Part III Exploring the Terrestrial Planets; Chapter 8 Planetary Science and the "Discovery" of Global Warming
  • Chapter 9 Exploring Planet Earth: The Development of Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth ScienceChapter 10 Venus-Earth-Mars: Comparative Climatology and the Search for Life in the Solar System; Chapter 11 Missions to Mars: Reimagining the Red Planet in the Age of Spaceflight; Part IV Unveiling the Outer Solar System; Chapter 12 Parachuting onto Another World: The European Space Agency's Huygens Mission to Titan; Chapter 13 Pluto: The Problem Planet and its Scientists; Chapter 14 Transcendence and Meaning in Solar System Exploration; Index
Control code
SPR830163633
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (393 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137273178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Exploring the Solar System : the History and Science of Planetary Exploration, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Introduction; Part I Managing Planetary Science; Chapter 1 Homer Newell and the Origins of Planetary Science in the United States; Chapter 2 The Survival Crisis of the US Solar System Exploration Program in the 1980s; Chapter 3 Faster, Better, Cheaper: A Sociotechnical Perspective on Programmatic Choice, Success, and Failure in NASA's Solar System Exploration Program; Part II Developing New Approaches to Planetary Exploration
  • Chapter 4 Redefining Celestial Mechanics in the Space Age: Astrodynamics, Deep-Space Navigation, and the Pursuit of AccuracyChapter 5 Big Science in Space: Viking, Cassini, and the Hubble Space Telescope; Chapter 6 Visual Imagery in Solar System Exploration; Chapter 7 Returning Scientific Data to Earth: The Parallel but Unequal Careers of Genesis and Stardust and the Problem of Sample Return to Earth; Part III Exploring the Terrestrial Planets; Chapter 8 Planetary Science and the "Discovery" of Global Warming
  • Chapter 9 Exploring Planet Earth: The Development of Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth ScienceChapter 10 Venus-Earth-Mars: Comparative Climatology and the Search for Life in the Solar System; Chapter 11 Missions to Mars: Reimagining the Red Planet in the Age of Spaceflight; Part IV Unveiling the Outer Solar System; Chapter 12 Parachuting onto Another World: The European Space Agency's Huygens Mission to Titan; Chapter 13 Pluto: The Problem Planet and its Scientists; Chapter 14 Transcendence and Meaning in Solar System Exploration; Index
Control code
SPR830163633
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (393 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137273178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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