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Down to Earth

Satellite Technologies, Industries, and Cultures

Down to Earth( )
Editor: Parks, Lisa
Schwoch, James
Series title:New Directions in International Studies
ISBN:978-0-8135-5274-3
Publication Date:Jun 2012
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.95
Book Description:

Though satellites are now used by a wide array of entertainment, communications, and information technologies, from radio stations to GPS devices, the business of making, launching, and maintaining satellites is still shrouded in mystery. Down to Earth presents the first comprehensive overview of the geopolitical maneuvers, financial investments, scientific innovations, and ideological struggles that take place behind the scenes of this fascinating industry.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Telecommunications
Technology & Engineering / Social Aspects
Social Science / Media Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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