|Title:||Frontiers of space exploration|
|Authors:||Roger D. Launius|
|Publisher:||[S.l.] : Greenwood Press, 1998|
|Series:||Greenwood Press guides to historic events of the twentieth|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||978-0-313-29968-1|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references p. -194 and index Filmography p. 195-196|
|Subjects:||Astronautics--International cooperation ; International cooperation ; Outer space--Exploration|
From the first experimentation with rocket technology, in the early 20th century to the Mir space station and the Mars Pathfinder mission of 1997, this one-stop guide to space exploration provides a wealth of information for student researchers.
Roger D. Launius, Chief Historian of NASA, provides the latest information and analysis on all aspects of space exploration. Four essays give a historical overview of space exploration and up-to-date examinations of the race to the moon, exploration of the solar system, space stations and space shuttles, and U. S. -Soviet cooperative ventures. Ready reference features include: a timeline of key events; biographical profiles of 24 American and Soviet space pioneers; the text of 20 key primary documents relating to space exploration initiatives; a table of every American space flight since 1961; a selection of photos; and an annotated bibliography of works on space history.
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|Barcode||Call number||Media type||Location||Section||Status||Donated by||Digital Bookplate|
|005845||TL790.L38 1998||Book||ISU Library||Closed-stack||Available|