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The final mission : preserving NASA's Apollo sites

Author: Lisa Westwood; Beth Laura O'Leary; Milford Wayne Donaldson
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book considers the archaeology of the facilities and sites on Earth that helped facilitate the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2016035936
(OCoLC)945719285
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Westwood; Beth Laura O'Leary; Milford Wayne Donaldson
ISBN: 9780813052908 0813052904 9780813059983 0813059984 9780813053004 0813053005
OCLC Number: 968211938
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Human culture and space heritage --
Cultural context of Apollo culture --
Early propulsion development sites and the risks of space flight --
Rocket testing sites --
Facilities to protect human life and safety --
Astronaut training sites --
Legal frameworks for historic preservation --
Preservation of space heritage using models from the sea and antarctica --
Threats to space heritage sites --
Preservation works: success stories in space history --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O'Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson.

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