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A Dictionary of Space Exploration

E. Julius Dasch

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192806314
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191728013 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780192806314.001.0001
A Dictionary of Space Exploration

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Written by a team of experts, this dictionary covers the fascinating world of space exploration and every aspect of the technology involved. It explains the jargon used in space exploration, including such weird and wonderful terms as ‘cherry picker’ and ‘burp firing’; it also provides detailed articles on key subjects, such as the Apollo project, and a comprehensive chronology of space missions.

This is an authoritative and readable dictionary, essential for anyone with an interest in astronomy and space travel.

Book.  2189 pages.  160826 words. 

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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