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Title:
Beyond the moon : a golden age of planetary exploration, 1971-1978
Author:
Kraemer, Robert S.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xxix, 270 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Roger D. Launius -- On the shoulders of giants: developing the technology -- 1971: Mariner 9 Mars orbit -- 1972 and 1973: Pioneer 10 and 11 Jupiter and Saturn flybys -- 1974 and 1976: Helios 1 and 2 solar probes -- 1973: Mariner 10 Venus and Mercury flybys -- 1975: Viking 1 and 2 Mars orbits and landings -- 1977: Voyager 1 and 2 flybys of the outer planets -- 1978: Pioneer Venus 1 and 2 orbit and probes -- Epilogue: From gloom of night to new light of dawn -- Appendix / Roger D. Launius.
ISBN:
9781560989547
Format :
Book