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Wallops Station and the Creation of an American Space Program

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ISBN-10: 1493625934

ISBN-13: 9781493625932

Edition: N/A

Authors: National Aeronautics Administration, Jr. Wallace

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The course of the Space Age underwent a fundamental shift during the decade of the 1980's. The heady era of Sputnik, Apollo, and the Cold War-fueled space race shifted to an era of more methodical activities as space operations became popularly mundane. Similarly, seminal works pertaining to the history of conspicuous early space projects have been joined on the library shelf by words examining less glamorous, but still important topics. The big, visible space projects existed as much for reasons of politics and national prestige as for scientific research, and thus attracted the early attention of historians. The advancement of human knowledge and skill, however, owed at least as much and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.39
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English