|Title:||Exploring the unknown : selected documents in the history of the U.S. civil space program. Vol. 5, exploring the cosmos|
|Authors:||Ray A. Williamson, Editor ; Roger D. Launius, Editor ; United States, Editor ; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Editor ; Russell J. Acker, Editor ; History Office National aeronautics and Space Administration, Editor|
|Publisher:||[S.l.] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Program Office, 2001|
|Series:||NASA History Series|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||978-0-16-061774-4|
|Size:||v. p. / ill. / 25 cm|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Subjects:||Astronautics and state--United States--History ; Remote sensing ; Satellite communication|
"Exploring the unknown" is a multi-volume series containing a selection of key documents in the history of the U. S. civil space program. Volume V, focusing on the exploration of space by robotic spacecraft that have significantly altered our perspectives on the cosmos, prints 121 key documents on the history of space science, planetary exploration of the solar system, and space astrophysics, edited for ease of use. Many of these documents are published here for the first time. Each is introduced by a headnote providing context, bibliographical information, and background information necessary to understanding the document.
This documentary history is an essential reference for anyone interested in the history of the U. S. civil space program and its development over time. It will serve as a valuable source both for students and scholars. Additional volumes will appear later that trace space science and the programmatic developments in the history of the U. S. exploration of space.
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|Barcode||Call number||Media type||Location||Section||Status||Donated by||Digital Bookplate|
|008943||TL789.8.U5.E87 2001||Book||ISU Library||Main collection||Available|