This 3 volume set collects 237 concise, crisply-written essays on the major space programs, crewed and uncrewed missions, satellites, and probes from the earliest missions to the present. All essays included in the 1996 edition have been updated to reflect recent events. Also provided are overviews of space centers and launch sites, applicable technologies, and issues important to the U.S. Space Program. New essays, new photos and six new research tools provide fast, easy access for students and faculty alike!
Publisher: Salem Press Inc