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American Scientist
"MARKETING THE MOON: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program. David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek. xiv + 130 pp. MIT Press, 2014. $39.95."
book  review  space  history  technology  marketing  nasa 
july 2018 by tsuomela
Visions of the Future
"Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of new generations of innovators and explorers, these visions of the future can become a reality. As you look through these images of imaginative travel destinations, remember that you can be an architect of the future. Click on the thumbnails below to learn more and download a free poster sized image."
nasa  space  poster  graphics  communication  public-relations 
february 2016 by tsuomela
The American Scholar: Boldly Going No More - Nathalie Lagerfeld
"Leaving Orbit: Notes From the Last Days of American Spaceflight, by Margaret Lazarus Dean, Graywolf Press"
book  review  space  exploration  nasa 
june 2015 by tsuomela
Technology - Alexis Madrigal - Hey, Brother, Can You Spare a Hubble? DOD: Sure! Have Two - The Atlantic
"This is the state of our military-industrial-scientific complex in miniature: The military has so much money that it has two extra telescopes better than anything civilians have
government  nasa  telescope  astronomy  astrophysics  military-industrial-complex  spying 
july 2012 by tsuomela
NASA gets two military spy telescopes for astronomy - The Washington Post
"The secretive government agency that flies spy satellites has made a stunning gift to NASA: two exquisite telescopes as big and powerful as the Hubble Space Telescope. They’ve never left the ground and are in storage in Rochester, N.Y."
government  nasa  telescope  astronomy  astrophysics  military-industrial-complex  spying 
july 2012 by tsuomela
EOSDIS - Earth Data Website
EOSDIS enables the collection, processing, archive and distribution of Earth science data.
data  data-collection  data-curation  infrastructure  science  climate  environment  earth-science  nasa 
june 2012 by tsuomela
Going to the Moon? Don’t Touch the Historical Artifacts, NASA Says
Don’t say you haven’t been warned. NASA put out an official document today specifying how close any future spacecraft and astronauts visiting the Moon can come to the artifacts left on the lunar surface by all US space missions, including the Apollo landing sites, any robotic landing sites like Surveyor and impact sites like LCROSS.
space  law  history  moon  lunar  nasa 
may 2012 by tsuomela
NASA - NASA Science Aircraft to Travel the Globe in 2012
"With missions scheduled throughout the year, 2012 is shaping up to be an extraordinary time for NASA’s Airborne Science Program and Earth system science research. Multiple aircraft and specialized instruments will operate in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America this year in support of studies conducted by NASA and the Earth science community, improving scientists' understanding of our planet."
science  nasa  atmosphere  climate  weather  meteorology  aircraft  2012 
february 2012 by tsuomela
NASA - Space Math
This web page contains problem sets in PDF format. The goal of these problems is to teach students about astronomy and space science by using mathematics and real-world problems.
mathematics  education  science  space  astronomy  physics  nasa  pedagogy  teaching 
may 2010 by tsuomela
Visible Earth: Home
NASA gallery of satellite photos of Earth.
art  earth  space  satellite  photos  nasa 
october 2005 by tsuomela

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