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A dictionary of the space age

Author: Paul Dickson
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Series: New series in NASA history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 ushered in an exciting era of scientific and technological advancement. As television news anchors, radio hosts, and journalists reported the happenings of the American and the Soviet space programs to millions of captivated citizens, words that belonged to the worlds of science, aviation, and science fiction suddenly became part of the colloquial language. What's more, NASA used a
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dickson, Paul.
Dictionary of the space age.
Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008022679
(OCoLC)229446240
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dickson
ISBN: 9780801895043 0801895049
OCLC Number: 551182081
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 260 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Foreword --
Introduction and Notes on Method --
Scope and Criteria --
How to Use This Dictionary --
Sources --
Abbreviations --
A DICTIONARY OF THE SPACE AGE --
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T --
U --
V --
W --
X --
Y --
Z --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography
Series Title: New series in NASA history.
Responsibility: Paul Dickson.

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For those seeking to understand both the definitions of many commonly-used words in the space field, as well as the origins, A Dictionary of the Space Age makes for a good investment. -- Jeff Foust Read more...

 
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