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Books pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Astronautics
Lambright W. Henry
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover)
Mars has captured the human imagination for decades. Since NASA’s establishment in 1958, the space agency has looked to Mars as a compelling prize, the one place, beyond the Moon, where robotic and human exploration could converge. Remarkably successful with its roaming multi-billion-dollar robot, Curiosity, NASA’s...
Atmospheric Science at NASA
Conway Erik M.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2008
This book offers an informed and revealing account of NASA's involvement in the scientific understanding of the Earth's atmosphere. Since the nineteenth century, scientists have attempted to understand the complex processes of the Earth's atmosphere and the weather created within it. This effort has evolved with the...
Space and the American Imagination
McCurdy Howard E.
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2011
People dreamed of cosmic exploration—winged spaceships and lunar voyages; space stations and robot astronauts—long before it actually happened. Space and the American Imagination traces the emergence of space travel in the popular mind, its expression in science fiction, and its influence on national space programs.Space...