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Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight

Critical Issues in the History of Spaceflight

This is a volume consisting of scholarship on the current state of the discipline of space history presented in a joint NASA and NASM conference in 2005. The essays presented in the book explore such issues as the motivations for spaceflight, and ...

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Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery in April 1990. It is named after the American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Although not the first space telescope, the Hubble is one of ...

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Life on Europa

Life on Europa

In 1997, frozen oceans and spewing volcanoes were found on the surface of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons in our solar system.  As this could be a critical combination for life to begin, many proposals were sent to send probes to ...

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