Dreams of Other Worlds : The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration.

By: Impey, ChrisContributor(s): Henry, HollyMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Edition: Revised and UpdatedDescription: 1 online resource (459 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781400881284Subject(s): Outer space--ExplorationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dreams of Other Worlds : The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space ExplorationDDC classification: 629.435 LOC classification: TL795.3Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Viking: Discovering the Red Planet -- 3 MER: The Little Rovers That Could -- 4 Voyager: Grand Tour of the Solar System -- 5 Cassini: Bright Rings and Icy Worlds -- 6 Stardust: Catching a Comet by the Tail -- 7 SOHO: Living with a Restless Star -- 8 Hipparcos: Mapping the Milky Way -- 9 Spitzer: Unveiling the Cool Cosmos -- 10 Chandra: Exploring the Violent Cosmos -- 11 HST: The Universe in Sharp Focus -- 12 WMAP: Mapping the Infant Universe -- 13 Conclusion: New Horizons, New Worlds -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Viking: Discovering the Red Planet -- 3 MER: The Little Rovers That Could -- 4 Voyager: Grand Tour of the Solar System -- 5 Cassini: Bright Rings and Icy Worlds -- 6 Stardust: Catching a Comet by the Tail -- 7 SOHO: Living with a Restless Star -- 8 Hipparcos: Mapping the Milky Way -- 9 Spitzer: Unveiling the Cool Cosmos -- 10 Chandra: Exploring the Violent Cosmos -- 11 HST: The Universe in Sharp Focus -- 12 WMAP: Mapping the Infant Universe -- 13 Conclusion: New Horizons, New Worlds -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index.

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Chris Impey is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. His books include The Living Cosmos , How It Ends , and How It Began . Holly Henry is professor of English at California State University, San Bernardino. She is the author of Virginia Woolf and the Discourse of Science: The Aesthetics of Astronomy .

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