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Books editi da Johns Hopkins Univ Pr con argomento Astronautics

Why Mars

Why Mars

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...

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€ 46,80
Atmospheric Science at NASA

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...

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€ 56,10
Space and the American Imagination

Space and the American Imagination

McCurdy Howard E. 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback)

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...

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€ 30,90
The Heavens and the Earth

The Heavens and the Earth

McDougall Walter A. 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback)

This highly acclaimed study approaches the space race as a problem in comparative public policy. Drawing on published literature, archival sources in both the United States and Europe, interviews with many of the key participants, and important declassified material, such as the National Security Council's first policy...

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€ 42,10
Space and the American Imagination

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...

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€ 62,90