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Launius, Roger D.

NASA Spaceflight

Launius, Roger D. - NASA Spaceflight, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Partnerships for Innovation
Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy

2. The Origins and Flagship Project of NASA’s International Program: The Ariel Case Study
Angelina Long Callahan

3. Global Instantaneous Telecommunications and the Development of Satellite Technology
Roger D. Launius

4. The Other Side of Moore’s Law: The Apollo Guidance Computer, the Integrated Circuit, and the Microelectronics Revolution, 1962–1975
Paul E. Ceruzzi

5. NASA’s Mission Control Center: The Space Program’s Capitol as Innovative Capital
Layne Karafantis

6. Lessons of Landsat: From Experimental Program to Commercial Land Imaging, 1969–1989
Brian Jirout

7. Selling the Space Shuttle: Early Developments
John M. Logsdon

8. Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Repurposing NASA’s Spacecraft
Matthew H. Hersch

9. Encouraging New Space Firms
John M. Logsdon

10. The Discovery Program: Competition, Innovation, and Risk in Planetary Exploration
Michael J. Neufeld

11. Partnerships for Innovation: The X-33/VentureStar
Howard E. McCurdy

12. Microgravity, Macro Investment: Overcoming International Space Station Utilization Challenges Through Managerial Innovation
Emily A. Margolis

13. NASA, Industry, and the Commercial Crew Development Program: The Politics of Partnership
W. Henry Lambright

14. Conclusion: What Matters?
Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy

Keywords: History, History of Science, US History, Public Policy, US Politics, Political Economy/Economic Policy

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Page amount
23 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319601137
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-60112-0

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