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Beyond the moon : a golden age of planetary exploration, 1971-1978 / Robert S. Kraemer.

By: Kraemer, Robert S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, DC ; London : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2000Description: xxix, 270 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1560989548 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Kraemer, Robert S. -- Career in space sciences | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Space probes -- History | Planets -- Exploration -- History | Space sciences -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
Foreword / Roger D. Launius -- On the shoulders of giants: developing the technology -- 1971: Mariner 9 Mars orbit -- 1972 and 1973: Pioneer 10 and 11 Jupiter and Saturn flybys -- 1974 and 1976: Helios 1 and 2 solar probes -- 1973: Mariner 10 Venus and Mercury flybys -- 1975: Viking 1 and 2 Mars orbits and landings -- 1977: Voyager 1 and 2 flybys of the outer planets -- 1978: Pioneer Venus 1 and 2 orbit and probes -- Epilogue: From gloom of night to new light of dawn -- Appendix / Roger D. Launius.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-259) and index.

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