Leaving Orbit

  • Publsiher : Graywolf Press
  • Release : 19 May 2015
  • ISBN : 9781555973414
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 voters

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Book Excerpt : Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it In the 1960s, humans took their first steps away from Earth, and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity and in the wake of high-profile disasters like Challenger, that dream has ended. In early 2011, Margaret Lazarus Dean traveled to Cape Canaveral for NASA's last three space shuttle launches in order to bear witness to the end of an era. With Dean as our guide to Florida's Space Coast and to the history of NASA, Leaving Orbit takes the measure of what American spaceflight has achieved while reckoning with its earlier witnesses, such as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, and Oriana Fallaci. Along the way, Dean meets NASA workers, astronauts, and space fans, gathering possible answers to the question: What does it mean that a spacefaring nation won't be going to space anymore?

Leaving Orbit

Leaving Orbit
Author: Margaret Lazarus Dean
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Relase: 2015-05-19
ISBN: 9781555973414
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Leaving Orbit

Leaving Orbit
Author: Margaret Lazarus Dean
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Relase: 2015-05-19
ISBN: 155597709X
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Surgery of the Eyelid Lacrimal System and Orbit

Surgery of the Eyelid  Lacrimal System  and Orbit
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Relase: 2011-10-13
ISBN: 9780195340211
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Influence of Weight Parameters on the Propulsion Requirements of Orbit launched Vehicles

Influence of Weight Parameters on the Propulsion Requirements of Orbit launched Vehicles
Author: Dietrich W. Fellenz
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1963
ISBN: UIUC:30112101601752
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The Cincinnati Lancet and Clinic

The Cincinnati Lancet and Clinic
Author: Anonim
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1880
ISBN: UOM:39015069803792
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Elements and Parameters of the Osculating Orbit and Their Derivatives

Elements and Parameters of the Osculating Orbit and Their Derivatives
Author: Wilbur F. Dobson,Vearl N. Huff,Arthur V. Zimmerman
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1962
ISBN: UIUC:30112106591669
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NASA technical note

NASA technical note
Author: Anonim
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1969
ISBN: UOM:39015006098621
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Hearings

Hearings
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1963
ISBN: UOM:39015035789075
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Human Anatomy

Human Anatomy
Author: Kent M. Van De Graaff
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Relase: 1911
ISBN: STANFORD:24503281252
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Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth

Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth
Author: Richard H. Cavicchi,James W. Miser
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1962
ISBN: NASA:31769000456742
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Averaging Methods in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Averaging Methods in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
Author: Jan A. Sanders,Ferdinand Verhulst,James Murdock
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Relase: 2007-08-18
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Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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FCC Record

FCC Record
Author: United States. Federal Communications Commission
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 2009
ISBN: UOM:39015079813211
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Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth

Determination of Nuclear rocket Power Levels for Unmanned Mars Vehicles Starting from Orbit about Earth
Author: Richard H. Cavicchi,James W. Miser
Publisher: Unknown
Relase: 1962
ISBN: UIUC:30112106744854
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Space Station Venus In Orbit Around the Planet

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