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NASA Spaceflight : a History of Innovation

NASA Spaceflight : a History of Innovation

Author: Roger D Launius; Howard E McCurdy
Publisher: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018.
Series: Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book presents the first comprehensive history of innovation at NASA, bringing together experts in the field to illuminate how public-private and international partnerships have fueled new ways  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Launius; Howard E McCurdy
ISBN: 9783319601137 331960113X
OCLC Number: 1026401838
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Partnerships for Innovation.2. The Origins and Flagship Project of NASA's International Program-The Ariel Case Study3. Global Instantaneous Telecommunications and the Development of Satellite Technology4. The Other Side of Moore's Law-The Apollo Guidance Computer, the Integrated Circuit, and the Mircoelectronics Revolution, 1962-19755. NASA's Mission Control Center-The Space Program's Capitol as Innovative Capital6. Lessons of Landsat-From Experimental Program to Commercial Land Imaging, 1969-19897. Selling the Space Shuttle-Early Developments8. Something Borrowed, Something Blue-Re-purposing NASA's Spacecraft9. Encouraging New Space Firms10. The Discovery Program-Competition, Innovation, and Risk in Planetary Exploration11. Partnerships for Innovation-The X-33/VentureStar12. Microgravity, Macro Investment-Overcoming International Space Station Utilization Challenges through Managerial Innovation12. NASA, Industry, and the Commercial Crew Development Program-The Politics of Partnership13. Conclusion-What Matters?
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Responsibility: edited by Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy.


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