The story is written from the perspective of a witness who was present at the beginning and who has seen the conclusion of the first space age and the start of the second. The Air Force, Navy and Army seemed to constantly be at each others throats to be in control of aspects of space to protect the country. The dust jacket has been protected by a removable plastic cover. The spine may show signs of wear. Overall, I'd recommend this read, but ended up wishing Burrows had had the last 15 years under his belt to include as well. The cost per mission looked good on paper, but the figures rested on misleading data. Voyager consisted of two probes launched in 1977 to study Jupiter and Saturn.
Hopefully soon there will be a world wide effort place for a Mars manned expedition and beyond. This is part and parcel of Burrows' general negligence to make it easy for the reader to follow dates by carefully attaching years to days and months. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. For those who ask where we are going, it offers hope. Space exploration often flies in the face of theology, removing Earth and her good citizens from the center of all things. The spine may show signs of wear.
Unmanned deep space satellites and telescopes would contribute to humanity's knowledge of the worlds beyond our own. Here are the strategists and war planners; engineers and scientists; politicians and industrialists; astronauts and cosmonauts; science fiction writer sand journalists; and plain, ordinary, unabashed dreamers who wanted to transcend gravity's shackles for the ultimate ride. Book is in Used-Good condition. The impressive result is this fascinating story--the first comprehensive account--of the space age. Used - Good, Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Werktagen, Geringe Abnutzungserscheinungen und minimale Markierungen im Text. Order now and we'll deliver when available.
Your own opinions to lease This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age ePub - additional followers are able to choose with regards to a guide. These are often welcome respites from the avalanche of technical and historical detail that frequently bog down the narrative. Its major and significant strengths are that it includes a very good treatment of international efforts in space, not just U. Also both our shuttle programs. Here are the strategists and war planners- engineers and scientists- politicians and industrialists- astronauts and cosmonauts ePub- science fiction writers and journalists- and plain, ordinary, unabashed dreamers who wanted to transcend gravity's shackles for the ultimate ride. Being able to get a broad overview of the history of Space Exploration should be required reading for any present and future engineering majors, especially those in the fields of Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering. He is especially hard on those who uphold American journalistic writing as some type of paragon.
Size: Octavo 8vo standard book size. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. This book is not for the light-hearted though, and should only be read by someone with a deep interest in the space program, including its political aspects. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. One of Burrows's most interesting points is that without the cold war we never would have made it into space. This New Ocean is based on 175 interviews with Russian and American scientists and engineers; on archival documents, including formerly top-secret National Intelligence Estimates and spy satellite pictures; and on nearly three decades of reporting.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. It is simply indispensable for students of space history. That is fine as far as it goes, but this leaves a dearth of more general and comprehensive works of space history. Here are the strategists and war planners; engineers and scientists; politicians and industrialists; astronauts and cosmonauts; science fiction writers and journalists; and plain, ordinary, unabashed dreamers who wanted to transcend gravity's shackles for the ultimate ride. Here are American and Soviet politicians, scientists, engineers, generals, and astronauts, dueling for prestige and supremacy from within Earth's orbit to the Sea of Tranquility to the beautiful but deadly plateaus of Venus. The spine may show signs of wear. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Bookseller: , Western Australia, Australia New York: Random House, 1998. Burrows was the only non-scientist on the National Research Council's Near-Earth Object Survey and Detection Panel. And in several cases, Burrows simply never states the year. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Numerous asides to literature, film, and mythology help support Burrows' overall theme: space exploration is as much about culture as it is technology. People used to look skyward to see the weather and to imagine their gods.
I know — crazy, right? Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. As Burrows describes in greater detail in his book Deep Black, the United States took great advantage of it in the coming years. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. What really galls me as a budding academic is Burrows' poor compositional skills. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item. Or it might just be that I found the Civil War so awesome I didn't need anything more.