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The Resource Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon

Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon

Label
Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto
Title
Chasing new horizons
Title remainder
inside the epic first mission to Pluto
Statement of responsibility
Alan Stern and David Grinspoon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shares a behind-the-scenes account of the science, politics, egos, and public expectations that shaped the New Horizons' mission to Pluto and beyond, citing the endeavor's boundary-breaking achievements and how they reflect the collective power of shared human goals
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stern, Alan
Dewey number
629.43/54922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL799.P59
LC item number
S74 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grinspoon, David Harry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Horizons (Spacecraft)
  • Space flight to Pluto
  • Pluto probes
  • Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Target audience
adult
Label
Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Inside the farthest exploration in history -- Introduction: Out of lock -- Dreams of a grand tour -- The Pluto underground -- Ten years in the wilderness -- The undead -- New Horizons at last? -- Building the bird -- Bringing it all together -- A prayer before you go -- Going supersonic -- To Jupiter and the ocean of space beyond -- Battle plan Pluto -- Into unknown danger -- On approach -- July 4th fireworks -- Showtime -- Everest -- Onward New Horizons -- Coda: A final discovery -- Appendix: The top ten science discoveries from the New Horizons exploration of the Pluto system
Control code
on1019840159
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 295 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250098962
Lccn
2017060114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
629.4354 ST45 ; XX-N ; [A17BP141, #7, 6@28.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1019840159
  • (OCoLC)1019840159
Label
Chasing new horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Inside the farthest exploration in history -- Introduction: Out of lock -- Dreams of a grand tour -- The Pluto underground -- Ten years in the wilderness -- The undead -- New Horizons at last? -- Building the bird -- Bringing it all together -- A prayer before you go -- Going supersonic -- To Jupiter and the ocean of space beyond -- Battle plan Pluto -- Into unknown danger -- On approach -- July 4th fireworks -- Showtime -- Everest -- Onward New Horizons -- Coda: A final discovery -- Appendix: The top ten science discoveries from the New Horizons exploration of the Pluto system
Control code
on1019840159
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 295 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250098962
Lccn
2017060114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
629.4354 ST45 ; XX-N ; [A17BP141, #7, 6@28.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1019840159
  • (OCoLC)1019840159

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