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United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scientific and Technical Information Branch

Overview
Works: 4,559 works in 10,081 publications in 1 language and 330,600 library holdings
Genres: History  Photographs‡vfrom space  Periodicals  Observations  Maps  Remote-sensing images  Bibliography 
Roles: isb, Editor
Classifications: TL789.8.U6, 629.454
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Most widely held works about United States
 
Most widely held works by United States
Voyage to Jupiter by David Morrison( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages to Saturn by David Morrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chariots for Apollo : a history of manned lunar spacecraft by Courtney G Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chariots for Apollo has become a standard reference for all who examine the American exploration of space. The Apollo spacecraft was developed as a means of accomplishing President John F. Kennedy's 1961 commitment for the United States to reach the Moon before the end of the decade. Without this vehicle, Kennedy's goal would have been unrealizable. This book not only tells the important story of the development of the Apollo Command and Service Modules, and the people who designed and built them, but also recounts the stirring exploits of its operational life from orbital missions around Earth testing equipment to the Moon and back
Viking orbiter views of Mars by Viking Orbiter Imaging Team (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new sun : the solar results from Skylab by John A Eddy( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the atmosphere : early years of space science by Homer E Newell( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Atmosphere covers administrative and technical aspects of this subject, as well as such topics as international cooperation
Geomorphology from space : a global overview of regional landforms by Nicholas M Short( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various Earth and planetary landforms and landscapes, including their description, classification, origin, and development, illustrated with a rich collection of space images
On Mars : exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978 by Edward Clinton Ezell( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Generations of scientists and stargazers have studied the Red Planet and pondered its possibilities. Commissioned by NASA itself, this volume is the authoritative history of the start of the agency's explorations of our closest neighbor. It recounts the often fragile cooperation among people in government, industry, and academia, and is highlighted by dozens of photos taken by Viking cameras
Astronautics and aeronautics( )

in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerospace medicine and biology( )

in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of annotated references to unclassified reports and journal articles that were introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system and announced in Scientific and technical aerospace reports (STAR) and International aerospace abstracts (IAA)
On the frontier : flight research at Dryden, 1946-1981 by Richard Hallion( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This little known classic history of flight-testing the Xplanes is reborn, sweepingly revised and updated with new and recently released information. Aviation enthusiasts will savor the most detailed account available of record-setting aircraft like the X-1 and XZ-15, flown by Chuck Yeager and other legends, as well as all the cutting-edge NASA and Defense Department programs that perfected the aeronautical concepts and technology used in US military, space, and commercial craft. A completely updated and reinterpreted text, three new chapters, dozens of rare photographs, and the complete statistical record of nearly six decades of testing make this required reading for anyone interested in manned flight
Searching the horizon : a history of Ames Research Center, 1940-1976 by Elizabeth A Muenger( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star splitters : the High Energy Astronomy Observatories by Wallace H Tucker( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of Mercury( )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The partnership : a history of the Apollo-Soyuz test project by Edward Clinton Ezell( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing NASA in the Apollo era by Arnold S Levine( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space shuttle at work by Howard Allaway( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moonport : a history of Apollo launch facilities and operations by Charles D Benson( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moonport presents a solid historical analysis of one of the twentieth century's most impressive technological achievements: the building and operation of the launch complex in Florida from which the United States undertook its Apollo lunar expeditions. Using official documents, letters, reports, and memoranda, the authors have provided a lucid account of the highly complex process of construction and operation at the Kennedy Space Center. As this manuscript was being prepared, these same facilities were being modified to serve as the launch site for Apollo's successor, the Space Shuttle
Skylab's astronomy and space sciences by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Project Orion : a design study of a system for detecting extrasolar planets( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office

Etats-Unis National aeronautics and space administration Scientific and technical information branch

Etats-Unis National aeronautics and space administration Scientific and technical information office

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Office of Scientific and Technical Information

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office

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