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Inside NASA

High Technology and Organizational Change in the U. S. Space Program

Inside NASA( )
Author: McCurdy, Howard E.
Series title:New Series in NASA History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8018-4975-6
Publication Date:Sep 1994
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Inside NASA explores how an agency praised for its planetary probes and expeditions to the moon became notorious for the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and a series of other malfunctions. Using archival evidence as well as in-depth interviews with space agency officials, Howard McCurdy investigates the relationship between the performance of the American space program and NASA's organizational culture. He begins by identifying the beliefs, norms, and...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 8.853 x 0.571 Inches
Book Weight:0.688 Pounds



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