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The politics and perils of space exploration : who will compete, who will dominate?

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Second edition.

This book examines the U.S. space program’s triumphs and failures in order to assess what constitutes a successful space policy. Using NASA and the space industry’s complex history as a guide, it draws global lessons about space missions and the trends we can expect from different nations in the next decade and beyond.

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Newark Public Library 629.45 DAW (Text)
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010 . ‡a2016948726
020 . ‡a9783030568344 ‡q(paperback)
092 . ‡a629.45 ‡bD325p
1001 . ‡aDawson, Linda ‡q(Linda M.), ‡d1949- ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe politics and perils of space exploration : ‡bwho will compete, who will dominate? / ‡cLinda Dawson.
250 . ‡aSecond edition.
264 1. ‡aCham, Switzerland : ‡bSpringer, ‡c[2017]
300 . ‡axvii, 272 pages : ‡billustrations (some color), color maps ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
336 . ‡astill image ‡bsti ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
4901 . ‡aSpringer Praxis books.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aThe excitement of current & future space exploration -- The new space race -- Commercial interests in outer space -- Why not go back to the moon? -- Going to Mars -- Politics, the military, and the Space Force -- The science and dangers of outer space -- Politics and the space race -- The post-Apollo and space shuttle era -- Politics, the ISS, and private enterprise -- Politics and commercial space activities -- Technological risks of space flights and human casualties -- New technology and deep space -- Future topics in space.
520 . ‡aThis book examines the U.S. space program’s triumphs and failures in order to assess what constitutes a successful space policy. Using NASA and the space industry’s complex history as a guide, it draws global lessons about space missions and the trends we can expect from different nations in the next decade and beyond.
650 0. ‡aAstronautics and state.
650 0. ‡aSpace law.
651 0. ‡aOuter space ‡xExploration.
830 0. ‡aSpringer Praxis books.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡aAUTOGENERATED-9945 ‡bSystem Local ‡c635418 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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