A Dictionary of the Space Age

Word histories for major terms are detailed in a conversational tone, and technical terms are deciphered for the interested student and lay reader. This is a must-own reference for space history buffs.

Author: Paul Dickson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 0801895049

Category: Science

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This is a must-own reference for space history buffs.
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A Dictionary of the Space Age

Paul Dickson. A Dictionary of the Space Age New Series in NASA History Steven J. Dick, Series Editor.

Author: Paul Dickson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801891151

Category: Reference

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"The launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 ushered in an exciting era of scientific and technological advancement. As television news anchors, radio hosts, and journalists reported the happenings of the American and the Soviet space programs to millions of captivated citizens, words that belonged to the worlds of science, aviation, and science fiction suddenly became part of the colloquial language. What's more, NASA used a litany of acronyms in much of its official correspondence in an effort to transmit as much information in as little time as possible. To translate this peculiar vocabulary, Paul Dickson has compiled the curious lingo and mystifying acronyms of NASA in an accessible dictionary of the names, words, and phrases of the Space Age." "This dictionary captures a broader foundation for the language of the Space Age based on the historical principles employed by the Oxford English Dictionary and Webster's Third New International Dictionary. Word histories for major terms are detailed in a conversational tone, and technical terms are deciphered for the interested student and lay reader. This is a must-own reference for space history buffs." --Book Jacket.
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Yearbook on Space Policy 2009 2010

Space Exploration Research. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, 2010. Dickson, Paul. A Dictionary of the Space Age (New Series in NASA History). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Fernandez, Adolfo J. Military Role ...

Author: Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783709109427

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 358

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The Yearbook on Space Policy is the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and provides useful insights, data and information on space activities. The Yearbook on Space Policy is edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) based in Vienna, Austria. It combines in-house research and contributions of members of the European Space Policy Research and Academic Network (ESPRAN), coordinated by ESPI. The Yearbook is designed for government decision-makers and agencies, industry professionals, as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and the interested public.
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Yearbook on Space Policy 2008 2009

Setting New Trends Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Blandina Baranes, Christophe Venet, Wolfgang Rathgeber ... Spaceplanes: from Airport to Spaceport. Berlin: Springer, 2008. ... A Dictionary of the Space Age (New Series in NASA History).

Author: Kai-Uwe Schrogl

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783709103180

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 364

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The Yearbook on Space Policy aims to be the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and provides useful insights, data and information on space activities. The Yearbook on Space Policy is edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) based in Vienna, Austria. It combines in-house research and contributions of members of the European Space Policy Research and Academic Network (ESPRAN), coordinated by ESPI. The Yearbook is designed for government decision-makers and agencies, industry professionals, as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and the interested public.
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Historical Guide to NASA and the Space Program

America in Space: NASA's First Fifty Years. Foreword by Neil Armstrong. New York: Abrams, 2007. Divine, Robert A. The Sputnik Challenge: Eisenhower's Response to the Soviet Satellite. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Author: Ann Beardsley

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442262874

Category: Science

Page: 422

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NASA—the National Aeronautics and Space Administration created in the wake of the Space Act—has and continues to accomplish those precepts every day. With many hundreds of satellites launched into space and close to 200 human spaceflights, NASA is a proven leader in space exploration. Most of the US space exploration efforts have been led by NASA, including the Apollo moon-landing missions, the Skylab space station, and later the Space Shuttle. Currently, NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is overseeing the development of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, the Space Launch System and Commercial Crew vehicles. NASA is also responsible for the Launch Services Program which provides oversight of launch operations and countdown management for unmanned NASA launches. The Historical Guide to NASA and the Space Program contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on space missions, astronauts, technical terms, space shuttles, satellites and the international space station. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about NASA and space exploration.
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NASA EP

SPACE ( Teachers Publishing Corp. ) SPACE ( U.S. Government Printing Office ) SPACE ADVENTURE SPACE - AGE ACRONYMS : Abbreviations and Designations SPACE AGE MANAGEMENT SPACE AGE TECHNOLOGY Space Age Technology Series SPACE : A NEW ...

Author: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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ISBN: UOM:39015042069628

Category: Aeronautics

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This New Ocean

Alexander , Tom , Project Apollo : Man to the Moon ( New York , 1964 ) . Allen , John E. , Aerodynamics : A Space - Age Survey ( New York , 1963 ) . Allen , William H. , ed . , Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use , NASA SP ...

Author: Loyd S. Swenson

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105024710464

Category: Astronautics

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Reading Stories for Comprehension Success

WORD -ORIGIN STUDY privatization: entrust: The “conversion of businesses from government ownership... to private property. ... A Spacefaring People: Perspectives on Early Spaceflight (The NASA History Series).

Author: Katherine L. Hall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780787975548

Category: Education

Page: 502

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A flexible, high-interest program that can be used with all regulare and special students, grades 10-12. Each volume provides over 45 factual stories with related teaching materials, 15 at each level.
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Aerospace Bibliography

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Author: National Aerospace Education Council (U.S.)

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ISBN: MINN:30000011023284

Category: Aeronautics

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Aerospace Bibliography

SPACE ( Teachers Publishing Corp. ) SPACE ( U.S. Government Printing Office ) SPACE ADVENTURE SPACE - AGE ACRONYMS : Abbreviations and Designations SPACE AGE MANAGEMENT SPACE AGE TECHNOLOGY Space Age Technology Series SPACE : A NEW ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112064856229

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