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A Dictionary of the Space Age

A Dictionary of the Space Age( )
Author: Dickson, Paul
Series title:New Series in NASA History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8018-9115-1
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $125.00
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 22.86 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.545 Kilograms



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