Defence and Discovery: Canada's Military Space Program, 1945-74 (Studies in Canadian Military History) (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Defence and Discovery: Canada's Military Space Program, 1945-74 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Author: Andrew B Godefroy
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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A revealing investigation into the origins, development, and impact of Canada's space program from 1945 to 1974.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Defence and Discovery: Canada's Military Space Program, 1945-74 (Studies in Canadian Military History)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew B Godefroy
OCLC Number: 939765755
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ChronologyIntroduction1 Cold War Security and Aerospace Defence Research Prior to Sputnik2 Missiles, Rocketry, and the Development of the Black Brant Launcher3 Defence and Discovery: Canada's Early Space Policies4 Forging a Spacefaring Nation: The Alouette-ISIS Program5 The Militarization and Weaponization of Space in Canada6 The Demise of Canada's Cold War Space Programs7 National Interests and a New Agenda for Outer SpaceConclusionAppendix; Note on Sources; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Godefroy has translated his lifelong fascination with space and his expertise, garnered from working in the Canadian Force's Directorate of Space Development, into a fascinating story of Canada's Read more...

 
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