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A spacefaring people : perspectives on early space flight

Author: Alex Roland
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration : United States Government Printing Office, 1985.
Series: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4405.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Essays ... presented at a conference on the history of space activity held at Yale University on February 6 and 7, 1981"--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spacefaring people.
Washington, DC : Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Aeronautics and Space Administration : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1985
(OCoLC)760362727
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Roland
OCLC Number: 10824417
Notes: "Essays ... presented at a conference on the history of space activity held at Yale University on February 6 and 7, 1981"--Introduction.
Description: viii, 156 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Science, technology, and management : the first 20 years in space. Space science and exploration : a historical perspective / J.A. Simpson --
Satellites and politics : weather, communications, and Earth resources / Pamela Mack --
Management of large-scale technology / Arnold S. Levine --
Commentary / I.B. Holley, Jr. --
Literature and themes in space history. The next assignment : the state of the literature on space / Richard P. Hallion --
A spacefaring people : keynote address / John Noble Wilford --
Commentary / Sylvia Doughty Fries --
Domestic and international ramifications of space activity. Opportunities for policy historians : the evolution of the U.S. civilian space program / John Logsdon --
Space-age Europe, 1957-1990 / Walter A. McDougall --
Space activities in the Soviet Union, Japan, and the People's Republic of China / Edward C. Ezell --
Commentary / Richard S. Kirkendall --
The rationale for space exploration. The idea of space exploration / Bruce Mazlish --
A humanist's view / James A. Michener --
Commentary / Carroll W. Pursell, Jr.
Series Title: NASA history series.; NASA SP (Series), 4405.
Responsibility: [edited by] Alex Roland.

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"Essays ... presented at a conference on the history of space activity held at Yale University on February 6 and 7, 1981"--Introduction.

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