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Space exploration and humanity : a historical encyclopedia. Vol.1 / History Committee of the American Astronautical Society ; Stephen B. Johnson, general editor ; Timothy M. Chamberlin ... [et al.], section editors ; David Leverington, technical consultant.

Contributor(s): Johnson, Stephen B., 1959- | Chamberlin, Timothy M | Leverington, David, 1941- | American Astronautical Society. History Committee.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. ; Oxford : ABC-CLIO, c2010Description: lvi, 740 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781851095148 (hard copy : alk. paper); 1851095144 (hard copy : alk. paper).Subject(s): Astronautics -- History | Astrophysics -- History | Astronautics -- United States -- History | Astronautics and civilization | Outer space -- Exploration -- HistoryDDC classification:
Partial contents:
Vol. 1. Astrophysics and planetary science ; Civilian and commercial space applications ; Human spaceflight and microgravity science -- v. 2. Military applications ; Space and society ; Technology and engineering.
Summary: An authoritative history of space flight and its political, social, cultural, and economic implications. The focus is on a global history of space.--From publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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