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Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004, Westwick, Peter J.

Author Name    Westwick, Peter J.

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

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Yale University Press

ISBN Number    0300110758 / 9780300110753

Seller ID   SKU9143576

0300110758 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Very Good. Light wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.

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In the decades since the mid-1970s, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has led the quest to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. JPL spacecraft--Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, the Mars rovers, and others--have brought the planets into close view. JPL satellites and instruments also shed new light on the structure and dynamics of earth itself, while their orbiting observatories opened new vistas on the cosmos. This comprehensive book recounts the extraordinary story of the lab's accomplishments, failures, and evolution from 1976 to the present day.
This history of JPL encompasses far more than the story of the events and individuals that have shaped the institution. It also engages wider questions about relations between civilian and military space programs, the place of science and technology in American politics, and the impact of the work at JPL on the way we imagine the place of humankind in the universe.

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