The Space Telescope: A Study of Nasa, Science, Technology, and Politics

The Space Telescope: A Study of Nasa, Science, Technology, and Politics

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ISBN-13: 9780521266345
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1989
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to paperback edition; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Dreams of telescopes; 2. Building a program; 3. Astronomers, industry and money; 4. Selling the large space telescope; 5. Saving the space telescope; 6. Making an institute; 7. Up and running; 8. Problems arise; 9. Closing in; 10. Reflections; Afterword; Appendices; Short essay on sources; Notes; Index.

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