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Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1971. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , viii, 732 pages. Index. Pre-title page states Senate Documents, Vol.4-6, International Cooperation in Outer Space Symposium. Pencil erasure residue on fep. Ex-library with few library markings. Ex-United States Senate Library. Cover has slight wear and soiling. This symposium on "International Cooperation in Outer Space" brings together the contributions of 48 authors were were actively engaged in international space activities. As heads of operating agencies or as participants in research and development programs, the contributors have drawn upon their special knowledge and experience to produce the comprehensive information embodied in this document.
New York: Copernicus (an Imprint of Springer-Verlag), 1998. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xviii, , 300 pages. Illustrations. Chronology. Notes and Sources., Index. In this, the first history of artificial satellites and their uses, Helen Gavaghan shows how the idea of putting an object in orbit around the earth changed from science fiction to indispensable technology in the twinkling of an eye. Thanks to satellites, we can now send data and images anywhere in the world in an instant. The satellite-based navigational system can pinpoint your exact location anywhere in the world; it is so precise that, from outer space, it can detect the sag on an airplane's wing. Focusing on three major areas of development — navigational satellites, communications, and weather observation and forecasting — Gavaghan tells the remarkable inside story of how obscure men and women, often laboring under strict secrecy, made the extraordinary scientific and technological discoveries needed to make these miracles happen.
New York: American Institute of Physics, 1988. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. ix, , 340,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Part of DJ pasted to fep. Anton M. J. "Tom" Gehrels (February 21, 1925 – July 11, 2011) was a Dutch–American astronomer, Professor of Planetary Sciences, and Astronomer at the University of Arizona, Tucson. He discovered, jointly with the husband and wife team of Cornelis Johannes van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, over 4000 asteroids, including Apollo asteroids, Amor asteroids, as well as dozens of Trojan asteroids. That was done in a sky survey using the 48-inch Schmidt telescope at Palomar Observatory and shipping the plates to the two Dutch astronomers at Leiden Observatory, who analyzed them for new asteroids. The trio are jointly credited with several thousand discoveries. Gehrels also discovered a number of comets. He was Principal Investigator for the Imaging Photopolarimeter experiment on the Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 first flybys of Jupiter and Saturn in the 1970s. Gehrels initiated the Space Science Series of textbooks, was General Editor for the first 30 volumes of the University of Arizona Press, and set the style by participating in the editing of six of them.
New York: Gallery Books, 1989. Reprint Edition. Presumed first printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 10.25 inches by 10.25 inches. 143,  pages. Profusely illus. (many in color). Figures. Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. David Ghitelman was a freelance science writer and the editor of MD magazine. His work has appears in The New York Times, Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the New Leader, and other forums.
Washington DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2013. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. , 263,  pages. Notes. Index. Inscribed and dated by the author on the fep. Newton Leroy Gingrich (/ r t /; né McPherson, June 17, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district from 1979 until his resignation in 1999. In 2012, Gingrich was a candidate for the presidential nomination of his party. Gingrich won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in November 1978, the first Republican in the history of Georgia's 6th congressional district to do so. He served as House Minority Whip from 1989 to 1995. A co-author and architect of the "Contract with America", Gingrich was a major leader in the Republican victory in the 1994 congressional election. In 1995, Time named him "Man of the Year" for "his role in ending the four-decades-long Democratic majority in the House"