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Author Evans, Ben, 1976- author.

Title The twenty-first century in space / Ben Evans.

Published [New York] : Springer, [2014]
©2015

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Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 519 pages) : color illustrations.
Series Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Author's preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Shuttle at the crossroads; A ""NEW"" SPACE SHUTTLE; AN AMBITIOUS MISSION; GLIMMERS OF THE FUTURE; MISSION FOR JAPAN; ""WEIRD SCIENCE""; RECORD RENDEZVOUS; A PRECURSOR TO SPACE STATION; RECORD-SETTERS; 2 A new partnership; VOYAGE OF DESTINY; AN AMERICAN 'LIVING' IN SPACE; ""ATLANTIS IN FREE DRIFT""; AN 'INTERNATIONAL' SPACE STATION; A 'PERMANENT' AMERICAN PRESENCE?; 3 Preparing for Space Station; VISITING A NATIONAL ICON; BROKEN ANKLE, BROKEN PLANS, BROKEN RECORD; TECHNOLOGY FOR SPACE STATION; LAST CHANCE SPACEWALKS; SCIENCE FOR SPACE STATION
END OF THE OLD ERAPOWERFUL X-RAY EYES; REVISITING A NATIONAL ICON; 4 Steps to the future; FIRE!; A TROUBLED SUMMER; ARRIVAL OF 'THE WOLFMAN'; THE FINAL VOYAGES; A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE; 5 New millennium; BRAVE NEW WORLD; THE END OF MIR; A NEW DAWN; EPILOGUE: THE NEW MILLENNIUM; Bibliography; Index
Summary This final entry in the History of Human Space Exploration mini-series by Ben Evans continues with an in-depth look at the latter part of the 20th century and the start of the new millennium. Picking up where Partnership in Space left off, the story commemorating the evolution of manned space exploration unfolds in further detail. More than fifty years after Yuri Gagarin's pioneering journey into space, Evans extends his overview of how that momentous voyage continued through the decades which followed. The Twenty-first Century in Space, the sixth book in the series, explores how the fledgli.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Manned space flight -- 21st century.
Outer space -- Exploration -- 21st century.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781493913077
1493913077
9781493913060