1998

Something New Under the Sun

Satellites and the Beginning of the Space Age

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7218-2 (Print) 978-1-4612-1618-6 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Prologue The Seed

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      Pages 1-6

      Prologue: The Seed

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      Pages 7-20

      New Moon

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      Pages 21-30

      Cocktails and the Blues

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      Pages 31-42

      Follow That Moon

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      Pages 43-46

      The Space Age

  3. Navigation

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      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-57

      Polaris and Transit

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      Pages 58-72

      Heady Days

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      Pages 73-81

      Pursuit of Orbit

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      Pages 82-90

      From Sputnik II to Transit

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      Pages 91-104

      Kershner’s Roulette

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      Pages 105-118

      The Realities of Space Exploration

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      Pages 119-125

      Move Over,Sputnik

  4. Meteorology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-139

      A Time of Turbulence

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      Pages 140-148

      The Bird’s-Eye View

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      Pages 149-162

      Keep it Simple, Suomi

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      Pages 163-168

      Storm Patrol

  5. Communications

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      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-179

      The Players

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      Pages 180-187

      Of Moons and Balloons

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      Pages 188-198

      Telstar

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      Pages 199-210

      The Whippersnapper

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