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Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Quarto. vii, , 38,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Glossary. References and Teaching Aids. Front cover scuffed, some wear to cover and spine edges. Rear cover soiled, rear flyleaf & cover creased, top corner of many pages bent. Outside our Galaxy lies the rest of the universe, populated with multitudes of galaxies and other strange denizens; this is the arena with which the young field of extragalactic astronomy concerns itself. This single-topic brochure is for high school teachers of "physical science." Using it, they may introduce their students to a vital area of modern astronomy. Our goal is to provide a sense of "what has been found out there" by extragalactic astronomers. The material is presented in three parts. Section II provides the fundamental content of extragalactic astronomy. In Section III, modern discoveries are delineated in greater detail, while Section IV summarizes the earlier discussions within the structure of the Big-Bang Theory of evolution. Each of the three sections is followed by Student Exercises (activities, laboratory projects, and questions-and-answers).
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1974. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 256 pages. 31 Illustrations. Maps. 10 Tables. Three Appendices. Bibliography. Subjective Analysis Summary (SAS) Index. Index. DJ has slight soiling and wear. The author was a space systems analyst with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. He was also their Program Manager of Foreign (Soviet) Technology from 1968 to 1971. His intelligence assessments were used by the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the United States Air Force Foreign Technology Division.
London: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and Taylor & Francis, 1984. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. viii, 104 pages. Illustrations (some in color) and diagrams. Further Reading. Index. Some page discoloration noted. Cover has some wear and soiling. Bhupendra Jasani has an MSc in nuclear physics and a Ph.D. in nuclear physics and nuclear medicine. He joined the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in Sweden in February 1972 before joining, in October 1987, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, London. In 1984 he conceptualized the Western European Union Satellite Centre, the concept that was realized in 1991 when the Centre was established near Madrid, Spain where he worked training the image interpreters. The Centre is now known as the European Union Satellite Centre supporting the European Union and is one of the key institutions for European Union’s Security and Defence policy. In 1990, he joined the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, University of London where he developed the use of commercial remote sensing satellites for applications to monitor multilateral arms control treaties, confidence building measures and peacekeeping operations by, for example, the United Nations. In 2003 the European Commission (EC) established a study called the Global Monitoring for Security and Stability in which he coordinated treaty monitoring and early warning of conflicts and natural disasters projects using commercial remote sensing satellites. This is now successfully completed. He was a part of an EC funded project, HAWKEYE, which dealt with the development of an air- and space-based hyper-spectral sensor.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. Book Club Edition. 183, illus., recommended reading, index, some wear and small tears to DJ edges, some soiling to rear DJ The author was the founder of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. In this book, he recaps the astronomical setting and the early history of life, then focuses on intelligence and the brain: how the brain evolved, the way it works, how it balances instinct and reason, what it is evolving into.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1960. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Quarto. , 160,  pages. Illustrations. Figures. Charts. Tables. References. Name Index. Subject Index. Ink inscription from editor ins front flyleaf. DJ has wear, soiling, edge tears and chips. Robert Jastrow (September 7, 1925 – February 8, 2008) was an American astronomer and planetary physicist. He was a NASA scientist, populist author and futurist. He joined NASA when it was formed in 1958. He was the first chairman of NASA’s Lunar Exploration Committee, which established the scientific goals for the exploration of the moon during the Apollo lunar landings. He was also the Chief of the Theoretical Division at NASA (1958–61). He was the founding director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in 1961, and served until 1981. Concurrently he was also a Professor of Geophysics at Columbia University. After his NASA career he became a Professor of Earth Sciences at Dartmouth College (1979–92). He was Director Emeritus of Mount Wilson Observatory and Hale Solar Laboratory.
Laurel, MD: Johns Hopkins APL, 1981. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 342, illus. (some in color), diagrams, references, notes, indexes, minor wear/soiling to boards, bound volume includes Numbers 1-4. This copy belonged to R. J. Thompson, Special Assistant to the Director of the Applied Physics Laboratory. The Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest is an unclassified technical journal published quarterly by APL. The objective of the publication is to communicate the work performed at the Laboratory to its sponsors and to the scientific and engineering communities, defense establishment, academia, and industry.