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Something New Under the Sun: Satellites and the Beginning of the Space Age

By: Helen Gavaghan

300 pages, no illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #96023 | ISBN: 0387949143
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Focusing on three major areas of development - navigational satellites, communications and weather observation and forcasting, Gavaghan tells the remarkable inside story of how obscure men and women, often laboring under strict secrecy, made satellite technology possible.


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