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A Spacefaring nation : perspectives on American space history and policy

Author: Martin J Collins; Sylvia Doughty Fries; National Air and Space Museum.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spacefaring nation.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1991
(OCoLC)645797166
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Collins; Sylvia Doughty Fries; National Air and Space Museum.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
ISBN: 0874749077 9780874749076
OCLC Number: 21444612
Notes: Papers from a conference at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, spring 1987, sponsored by the museum and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Description: xx, 245 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sylvia Fries --
The space station decision: politics, bureaucracy, and the making of public policy / Howard McCurdy --
Selling the space telescope: the interpenetration of science, technology, and politics / Robert Smith --
W. Lambright --
Martin Collins --
Solar observational capabilities and the solar physics community since Sputnik, 1957-1988 / Karl Haufbauer --
Space technology and planetary science, 1950-1985 / Joseph Tatarewicz --
Thomas Gieryn --
Demystifying the history of aeronautics / James Hansen --
The push from within: Lewis Research Center's transition to space / Virginia Dawson --
Richard Hallion --
Research and development for whose benefit: the relationship between NASA and the users of earth resources data / Pamela Mack --
A study of space reconnaissance: methodology for researching a classified system / William Burrows --
Jeffrey Richelson.
Responsibility: edited by Martin J. Collins and Sylvia D. Fries.

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