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Astronautics And Civilization Books

Books con argomento Astronautics And Civilization

The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect

White Frank 
edizioni Amer Inst of Aeronautics & collana Amer Inst of Aeronautics & (Hardcover)

White originally coined the term “Overview Effect” over thirty years ago to describe the profound shift in cognitive awareness that most space travelers experience when they see the Earth from orbit and understand from direct experience that we as humans live on a “natural spaceship” quickly moving through space. In...

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€ 38,70
Developing National Power in Space

Developing National Power in Space

Ziarnick Brent 
edizioni McFarland Publishing collana McFarland Publishing (Paperback) , 2015

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€ 37,20
The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect

White Frank 
edizioni Amer Inst of Aeronautics & collana Amer Inst of Aeronautics & (Paperback)

Using interviews with and writings by astronauts and cosmonauts, discusses how viewing the Earth from space and from the moon affect space explorers' perceptions of the world and humanity, and how those changes are likewise felt in contemporary society. The author views space exploration and eventual colonization...

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€ 41,30
Space Travel and Culture

Space Travel and Culture

Parker Martin (EDT)  Bell David (EDT) 
edizioni John Wiley & Sons Inc collana John Wiley & Sons Inc (Paperback)

Explores the significance of the first Apollo moon landing and how the countless books, films, and products associated with factual space fiction had an affect on popular culture and artistic practice, but not social sciences and humanities Investigates how a topic is hugely important in popular culture, but almost...

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€ 28,90
The Lost Dimension

The Lost Dimension

Virilio Paul  Moshenberg Daniel (TRN) 
edizioni Mit Pr collana Mit Pr (Paperback)

To read these five essays of 1983 is to begin to come to terms with the theoretical cataclysm of the present. In Lost Dimension, Paul Virilio considers the displacement of the concept of dimensional space by Einsteinian space/time as it is related to the transparent boundaries...

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€ 12,10