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Suddenly, tomorrow came : the NASA history of the Johnson Space Center

Author: Henry C Dethloff
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., [2012]
Series: Dover books on astronomy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Dover editionView all editions and formats
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As the astronauts' home base and the site of Mission Control, the Johnson Space Center has witnessed some of America's most triumphant moments. This illustrated NASA history traces the center's development, from its origins through the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs and to shuttle missions and activities aboard the international space station up until 1993.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dethloff, Henry C.
Suddenly, tomorrow came.
(DLC) 2013431726
(OCoLC)855264571
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry C Dethloff
ISBN: 9780486320878 0486320871
OCLC Number: 867773145
Notes: Reprint of: [Washington, D.C.] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1993. -- (The NASA history series) (NASA SP ; 4307).
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 406 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction to the Dover Edition; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 October 1957; 2 The Commitment to Space; 3 Houston --
Texas --
U.S.A; 4 Human Dimensions; 5 Gemini: On Managing Spaceflight; 6 The NASA Family; 7 Precious Human Cargo; 8 A Contractual Relationship; 9 The Flight of Apollo; 10 "After Apollo, What Next?"; 11 Skylab to Shuttle; 12 Lead Center; 13 Space Business and JSC; 14 Aspects of Shuttle Development; 15 The Shuttle at Work; 16 New Initiatives; 17 Space Station Earth; Epilogue; MSC/JSC Directors. Reference NotesIndex; Back Cover.
Series Title: Dover books on astronomy.
Responsibility: Henry C. Dethloff ; introduction to the Dover edition by Paul Dickson.
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As the astronauts' home base and the site of Mission Control, the Johnson Space Center has witnessed some of America's most triumphant moments. This illustrated NASA history traces the center's development, from its origins through the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs and to shuttle missions and activities aboard the international space station up until 1993.

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