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Title:
Voyager's grand tour : to the outer planets and beyond
Author:
Dethloff, Henry C.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books, [2003]
Physical Description:
x, 278 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781588341242
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL789.8.U6 V683 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

With unfettered access to NASA archives and imagery, and interviews with Voyager scientists and engineers, Dethloff and Schorn have produced the only comprehensive account of one of man's foremost scientific and engineering achievements.


Author Notes

Henry C. Dethloff is a professor of history at Texas A&M University and author of numerous books
Ronald A. Schorn is a former NASA scientist and professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University


Table of Contents

Edward C. Stone and Ellis D. Miner
Forewordp. v
Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
1 From Earth to the Edge of the Universep. 1
2 A Grand Tour of the Outer Planetsp. 26
3 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Neptunep. 44
4 Metamorphosisp. 60
5 Mariner Jupiter-Saturn '77p. 78
6 Voyagerp. 99
7 Voyager Sciencep. 115
8 Launch: August/September 1977p. 135
9 First Encounters: Strange New Worldsp. 154
10 Saturn's System: Ice Worlds and Ringsp. 173
11 Uranus, Neptune, and Beyondp. 198
12 Termination Shockp. 221
Appendix Voyager Project Managersp. 237
Notesp. 239
Bibliographyp. 261
Indexp. 273

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