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Beyond the ionosphere : fifty years of satellite communication

Author: Andrew J Butrica; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office, 1997.
Series: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4217.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : English
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beyond the ionosphere.
Washington, D.C. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office, 1997
(OCoLC)654284023
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Butrica; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
ISBN: 0160490545 9780160490545
OCLC Number: 36543494
Notes: Shipping list no.: 1997-0057-S.
No longer available for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.
Description: xxxiv, 321 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Radio versus cable : international telecommunications before satellites / Daniel R. Headrick --
Moon in their eyes : Moon communication relay at the Naval Research Laboratory, 1951-1962 / David K. van Keuren --
Moon relay experiments at Jodrell Bank / Jon Agar --
Something of value : Echo and the beginnings of satellite communications / Donald C. Elder --
Project Echo, Goldstone, and Holmdel : satellite communications as viewed from the ground station / Craig B. Waff --
NASA experimental communications satellites, 1958-1995 / Daniel R. Glover --
From Advent to Milstar : the U.S. Air Force and the challenges of military satellite communications / David N. Spires and Rick W. Sturdevant --
Thirty years of space communications research and development at Lincoln Laboratory / William W. Ward and Franklin W. Floyd --
Billion dollar technology : a short historical overview of the origins of communications satellite technology, 1945-1965 / David J. Whalen --
Launching the European Telecommunications Satellite program / Arturo Russo --
U.S.-European relations and the decision to build Ariane, the European launch vehicle / Lorenza Sebesta --
The formulation of British and European policy toward an international satellite telecommunications system : the role of the British Foreign Service / Nigel Wright --
Originating communications satellite systems : the interactions of technological change, domestic politics, and foreign policy / Jonathan F. Galloway --
The pursuit of equality : the role of the ionosphere and satellite communications in Canadian development / Bert C. Blevis --
The long march to space : satellite communications in China / Zhu Yilin --
No free launch : designing the Indian National Satellite / Raman Srinivasan --
Footprints to the future, shadows of the past : toward a history of communications satellites in Asia / Brian Shoesmith --
From shortwave and scatter to satellite : Cuba's international communications / José Altshuler --
The recent history of satellite communications in Cuba / Roberto Díaz-Martín --
Project SHARE and the development of global satellite communication / Joseph N. Pelton --
The evolution of mobile satellite communications / Edward J. Martin --
Net gain : the use of satellites at MCI / Adam L. Gruen.
Series Title: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4217.
Other Titles: Fifty years of satellite communication
Responsibility: Andrew J. Butrica, editor.

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