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Space age dictionary

Space age dictionary

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in NewYork, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1959.

Statementedited by Charles McLaughlin.
ContributionsMcLaughlin, Charles.
The Physical Object
Pagination236p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936172M

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Beginning. The Space Age began with the development of several technologies that converged with the October 4, launch of Sputnik 1 by the Soviet was the world's first artificial satellite, orbiting the Earth in minutes and weighing 83 kg ( lb).The launch of Sputnik 1 ushered in a new era of political, scientific and technological achievements that became known as the.

space-age 1 n-sing The space age is the present period in the history of the world, when travel in space has become possible. Spanish Translation of “space age” | The official Collins English-Spanish Dictionary online. Over , Spanish translations of English words and phrases.

A list of non-fiction books about space, astronauts, etc. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. tensions of the Cold War, the space age began in Space-Based Astronomy Activity Guide for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education5 THE SPACE AGE BEGINS Within months of each other, the United States and the Soviet Union launched their first artificial satellites into orbit around Earth. Both satellites were small and simple.


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