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The Resource Hubble's legacy : reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it, edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin

Hubble's legacy : reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it, edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin

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Hubble's legacy : reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it
Title
Hubble's legacy
Title remainder
reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it
Statement of responsibility
edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin
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Language
eng
Summary
The development and operation of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have resulted in many rich legacies, most particularly in science and technology - but in culture as well. This book, which includes contributions from historians of science, key scientists and administrators, and one of the principal astronauts who led many of the servicing missions, is meant to capture the history of this iconic instrument
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PSt/DLC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB500.268
LC item number
.H825 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Smithsonian contribution to knowledge
Hubble's legacy : reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it, edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin
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Hubble's legacy : reflections by those who dreamed it, built it, and observed the universe with it, edited by Roger D. Launius and David H. DeVorkin
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-195) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Conceiving of the Hubble Space Telescope : personal reflections / Nancy Grace Roman -- Steps toward the HST / C. Robert O'Dell -- Building HST as a serviceable national facility / Edward J. Weiler -- Constructing the wide field planetary camera 2 / John Trauger -- Corrective optics space telescope axial replacemet (COSTAR) / Harold J. Reitsema -- Hubble : mission impossible / John M. Grunsfeld -- Recommissioning Hubble : refurbished and better than ever / Kenneth R. Sembach -- The secret's of Hubble's success / David S. Leckrone -- Creating Hubble's imagery / Zoltan Levay -- Displaying the beauty of the truth : Hubble images as art and science / Elizabeth A. Kessler
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Extent
xvi, 220 pages
Isbn
9781935623748
Lccn
2013044559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)864418172

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