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Space Station: Campaigning for a Permanent Human Presence in Space

Valerie Neal

in Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5, “Space Station: Campaigning for a Permanent Human Presence in Space,” transitions from the space shuttle as the focus of U.S. human spaceflight to NASA’s push for a permanent space station ... More


In the Eyes of the World: The Signaling Value of Space Exploration

Alexander MacDonald

in The Long Space Age: The Economic Origins of Space Exploration from Colonial America to the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300219326
eISBN:
9780300227888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219326.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter explores the political and economic origins of the Cold War Space Race. Unlike the earlier private-sector led phases of space exploration, it was the large-scale political demand for ... More


The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Neil F. Comins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

If you have ever wondered about space travel, now you have the opportunity to understand it more fully than ever before. Traveling into space and even emigrating to nearby worlds may soon become part ... More


Twentieth-Century Space

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explains the evolution of our knowledge of the problems of putting people into space and how the remaining issues can be resolved through perseverance, continuity, and international ... More


The Conquest of Space

Gary Westfahl

in Arthur C. Clarke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041938
eISBN:
9780252050633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041938.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes how Clarke’s science fiction consistently advocates, and vividly depicts, humanity’s future achievements in space. Without providing a consistent “Future History,” his stories ... More


Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

James Clay Moltz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides an in-depth policy analysis of Asia's fourteen leading space programs, concentrating especially on developments in China, Japan, India, and South Korea. It shows that, in contrast ... More


Brief Descriptions of Journeys Through Space

Neil F. Comins

in The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 2 outlines the types of trips possible in the near future, namely suborbital flights; trips to earth-orbiting space stations; trips to the Moon, to nearby asteroids and comets, and trips to ... More


Stereoscopic Outer Space

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The making of the film Space Station in IMAX 3D is examined. Interviews with the astronauts who filmed the production and the revolutionary 30perf 15/70 3D camera is explained.


Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond: Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space

Valerie Neal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300206517
eISBN:
9780300227987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206517.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the principal texts, images, and icons that convey the meaning, and transformation of meaning, of human spaceflight in the space shuttle era from the 1970s into the early 2000s. ... More


Rocket Testing Sites

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Rocket Testing Sites” presents some of the lesser known rocket testing sites founded with a better understanding of physics and rocketry provided by Goddard, beginning with the development of the ... More


The South Korean Space Program: Emerging from Dependency

James Clay Moltz

in Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156882
eISBN:
9780231527576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156882.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes South Korea's emergence as a space power. Developing a space program has represented a major national challenge for South Korea, a country that was forced to rebuild itself and ... More


The Dividends of Defense Programs

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the important legacy in space technology of the defense work undertaken at JPL. NASA's neglect of technology development continued into the 1980s; what little technology NASA ... More


Men and Machines

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter begins by considering the myriad of the problems faced by NASA. These include the difficulty of trying to maintain in-house expertise in all areas of space research; the financial ... More


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