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

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Works: 3,325 works in 7,351 publications in 1 language and 308,502 library holdings
Genres: History  Photographs from space  Periodicals  Photographs  Observations  Atlases  Maps  Remote-sensing maps  Remote-sensing images  Conference papers and proceedings 
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Most widely held works about United States
 
Most widely held works by United States
Astronautics and aeronautics( )

in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage to Jupiter by David Morrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages to Saturn by David Morrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viking orbiter views of Mars by Viking Orbiter Imaging Team (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Project Orion : a design study of a system for detecting extrasolar planets by David C Black( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching the horizon : a history of Ames Research Center, 1940-1976 by Elizabeth A Muenger( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geomorphology from space : a global overview of regional landforms by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerospace medicine and biology( )

in English and held by 666 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 Mars : exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978 by Edward Clinton Ezell( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the frontier : flight research at Dryden, 1946-1981 by Richard Hallion( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 564 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
The star splitters : the High Energy Astronomy Observatories by Wallace H Tucker( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quest for performance : the evolution of modern aircraft by Laurence K Loftin( )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This provides access to a NASA History Office publication, NASA SP-468, by Laurence K. Loftin, Jr, NASA Scientific and Technical Information Branch, Washington, D.C. 1985. It traces the technical development of the airplane since World War I. It describes significant aircraft that incorporated important technical innovations and served to shape the future course of aeronautical development, as well as aircraft that represented the state of the art of aeronautical technology in a particular time frame or that were very popular and produced in great numbers. Primary emphasis has been placed on aircraft originating in the United States. The discussion is related primarily to aircraft configuration evolution and associated aerodynamic characteristics and, to a lesser extent, to developments in aircraft construction and propulsion. The material is presented in a manner designed to appeal to the nontechnical reader who is interested in the evolution of the airplane, as well as to students of aeronautical engineering or others with an aeronautical background
Skylab's astronomy and space sciences by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search for the universal ancestors : the origins of life by United States( )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyager 1 and 2 atlas of six Saturnian satellites by Raymond M Batson( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space shuttle at work by Howard Allaway( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Evolution of complex and higher organisms : a report( )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of Comet Halley 1910 II by Bertram Donn( )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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