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KEYHOLE 12-3 (IMPROVED CRYSTAL) Optical Reconnaissance Satellite Near Scorpio (USA 129)

Artist:
Trevor Paglen, born Camp Springs, MD 1974  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
overall: 60 × 48 in. (152.4 × 121.9 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
2007, reprinted 2019
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mike Wilkins & Sheila Duignan
Object number:
2019.36
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ea15a63a-75a7-4eb2-b52a-99f8a3cd0eae
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edanmdm:saam_2019.36

Satellite, Tanks, Propellant Storage, Agena

Manufacturer:
Electrada Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Non-Ferrous Alloy
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D (Each): 41.9cm, 9.5kg (16 1/2 in., 21lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Propulsion
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1962-1963
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force.
Inventory Number:
A19650278000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv909670de3-8a61-40e9-92f0-3185dfaf3834
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19650278000

Astronomers Confirm Earth's Newest Mini-Moon Is Actually a Long-Lost Rocket

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 19:44:44 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_627505f3959e36459edc6803cbf97178

Space Debris

Collection Creator:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 48, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Sally K. Ride Papers, Acc. 2014-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sally K. Ride Papers
Sally K. Ride Papers / Series 8: Research Files / 8.1: Space / 8.1.1: Space Articles, Reports, and NASA Publications
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2014-0025-ref669

TL Space Debris

Collection Creator:
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 72, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics Files, Acc. 1987-0125, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics Files
Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics Files / Series 1: Clippings, Publications, Papers, and Press Releases
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1987-0125-ref1086

Folder 6 Astronautics: Cosmos 316, 1972. Concerns space debris from a Soviet satellite

Collection Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 20
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 306, National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director, NASM Files
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NASM Files
NASM Files / Series 1: ADMINISTRATIVE SUBJECT FILES, 1971-1978, ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0306-refidd1e426

Minutes

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents  Search this
Extent:
8.70 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (7 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1846-1995
Descriptive Entry:
These records are the official minutes of the Board. They are compiled at the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian, who is also secretary to the Board, after approval by the Regents' Executive Committee and by the Regents themselves. The minutes are edited, not a verbatim account of proceedings. For reasons unknown, there are no manuscript minutes for the period from 1857 through 1890; and researchers must rely on printed minutes published in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution instead. Minutes are transferred regularly from the Secretary's Office to the Archives. Minutes less than 15 years old are closed to researchers. Indexes exist for the period from 1907 to 1946 and can be useful.
Historical Note:
The Smithsonian Institution was created by authority of an Act of Congress approved August 10, 1846. The Act entrusted direction of the Smithsonian to a body called the Establishment, composed of the President; the Vice President; the Chief Justice of the United States; the secretaries of State, War, Navy, Interior, and Agriculture; the Attorney General; and the Postmaster General. In fact, however, the Establishment last met in 1877, and control of the Smithsonian has always been exercised by its Board of Regents. The membership of the Regents consists of the Vice President and the Chief Justice of the United States; three members each of the Senate and House of Representatives; two citizens of the District of Columbia; and seven citizens of the several states, no two from the same state. (Prior to 1970 the category of Citizen Regents not residents of Washington consisted of four members). By custom the Chief Justice is Chancellor. The office was at first held by the Vice President. However, when Millard Fillmore succeeded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor in 1851, Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney was chosen in his stead. The office has always been filled by the Chief Justice since that time.

The Regents of the Smithsonian have included distinguished Americans from many walks of life. Ex officio members (Vice President) have been: Spiro T. Agnew, Chester A. Arthur, Allen W. Barkley, John C. Breckenridge, George Bush, Schuyler Colfax, Calvin Coolidge, Charles Curtis, George M. Dallas, Charles G. Dawes, Charles W. Fairbanks, Millard Fillmore, Gerald R. Ford, John N. Garner, Hannibal Hamlin, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret A. Hobart, Hubert H. Humphrey, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon B. Johnson, William R. King, Thomas R. Marshall, Walter F. Mondale, Levi P. Morton, Richard M. Nixon, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Theodore Roosevelt, James S. Sherman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, Henry A. Wallace, William A. Wheeler, Henry Wilson.

Ex officio members (Chief Justice) have been: Roger B. Taney, Salmon P. Chase, Nathan Clifford, Morrison R. Waite, Samuel F. Miller, Melville W. Fuller, Edward D. White, William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Harlan F. Stone, Fred M. Vinson, Earl Warren, Warren E. Burger.

Regents on the part of the Senate have been: Clinton P. Anderson, Newton Booth, Sidney Breese, Lewis Cass, Robert Milledge Charlton, Bennet Champ Clark, Francis M. Cockrell, Shelby Moore Cullom, Garrett Davis, Jefferson Davis, George Franklin Edmunds, George Evans, Edwin J. Garn, Walter F. George, Barry Goldwater, George Gray, Hannibal Hamlin, Nathaniel Peter Hill, George Frisbie Hoar, Henry French Hollis, Henry M. Jackson, William Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Medill McCormick, James Murray Mason, Samuel Bell Maxey, Robert B. Morgan, Frank E. Moss, Claiborne Pell, George Wharton Pepper, David A. Reed, Leverett Saltonstall, Hugh Scott, Alexander H. Smith, Robert A. Taft, Lyman Trumbull, Wallace H. White, Jr., Robert Enoch Withers.

Regents on the part of the House of Representatives have included: Edward P. Boland, Frank T. Bow, William Campbell Breckenridge, Overton Brooks, Benjamin Butterworth, Clarence Cannon, Lucius Cartrell, Hiester Clymer, William Colcock, William P. Cole, Jr., Maurice Connolly, Silvio O. Conte, Edward E. Cox, Edward H. Crump, John Dalzell, Nathaniel Deering, Hugh A. Dinsmore, William English, John Farnsworth, Scott Ferris, Graham Fitch, James Garfield, Charles L. Gifford, T. Alan Goldsborough, Frank L. Greene, Gerry Hazleton, Benjamin Hill, Henry Hilliard, Ebenezer Hoar, William Hough, William M. Howard, Albert Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Joseph Johnston, Michael Kirwan, James T. Lloyd, Robert Luce, Robert McClelland, Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., George H. Mahon, George McCrary, Edward McPherson, James R. Mann, George Perkins Marsh, Norman Y. Mineta, A. J. Monteague, R. Walton Moore, Walter H. Newton, Robert Dale Owen, James Patterson, William Phelps, Luke Poland, John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn, B. Carroll Reece, Ernest W. Roberts, Otho Robards Singleton, Frank Thompson, Jr., John M. Vorys, Hiram Warner, Joseph Wheeler.

Citizen Regents have been: David C. Acheson, Louis Agassiz, James B. Angell, Anne L. Armstrong, William Backhouse Astor, J. Paul Austin, Alexander Dallas Bache, George Edmund Badger, George Bancroft, Alexander Graham Bell, James Gabriel Berrett, John McPherson Berrien, Robert W. Bingham, Sayles Jenks Bowen, William G. Bowen, Robert S. Brookings, John Nicholas Brown, William A. M. Burden, Vannevar Bush, Charles F. Choate, Jr., Rufus Choate, Arthur H. Compton, Henry David Cooke, Henry Coppee, Samuel Sullivan Cox, Edward H. Crump, James Dwight Dana, Harvey N. Davis, William Lewis Dayton, Everette Lee Degolyer, Richard Delafield, Frederic A. Delano, Charles Devens, Matthew Gault Emery, Cornelius Conway Felton, Robert V. Fleming, Murray Gell-Mann, Robert F. Goheen, Asa Gray, George Gray, Crawford Hallock Greenwalt, Nancy Hanks, Caryl Parker Haskins, Gideon Hawley, John B. Henderson, John B. Henderson, Jr., A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Gardner Greene Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, Carlisle H. Humelsine, Jerome C. Hunsaker, William Preston Johnston, Irwin B. Laughlin, Walter Lenox, Augustus P. Loring, John Maclean, William Beans Magruder, John Walker Maury, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, John C. Merriam, R. Walton Moore, Roland S. Morris, Dwight W. Morrow, Richard Olney, Peter Parker, Noah Porter, William Campbell Preston, Owen Josephus Roberts, Richard Rush, William Winston Seaton, Alexander Roby Shepherd, William Tecumseh Sherman, Otho Robards Singleton, Joseph Gilbert Totten, John Thomas Towers, Frederic C. Walcott, Richard Wallach, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., James E. Webb, James Clarke Welling, Andrew Dickson White, Henry White, Theodore Dwight Woolsey.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Museum trustees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents, Minutes
Identifier:
Record Unit 1
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Minutes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0001
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Edward L. Fireman Papers

Creator::
Fireman, Edward L., 1922-1990  Search this
Extent:
25.53 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 3x5 boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Glass negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1950-1990
Introduction:
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Descriptive Entry:
These papers mostly document Edward L. Fireman's scientific research program at the SAO, particularly his work on meteorites, lunar samples, satellite debris, and polar ice. They also concern his participation at conferences and symposia and other professional activities. They include incoming and outgoing correspondence with colleagues, research and professional organizations, and publishers; research and laboratory notebooks; notebooks and 35mm slides concerning his research on ice at Camp Century, Greenland, 1963-1966; and notes, lectures, manuscripts, proposals, reprints, data, 35mm and lantern slides, and related research materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Historical Note:
Edward L. Fireman (1922-1990) was a physicist and authority on the analysis and dating of extraterrestrial materials. He received a doctorate from Princeton University in 1948 and in 1950 accepted a position as Physicist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. In 1956, he was appointed Physicist with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) where he remained until his death.

Fireman's research interests included the analysis of returned meteorites, lunar samples, and recovered satellites; and investigations concerning cosmic rays, solar flares, muons, and neutrinos. He was also involved in developing methods for measuring the ages of ancient polar ice samples and using the information to refine the earth's climatic record. Fireman was a member of numerous professional societies and the author of some 200 scientific papers.
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
Space debris  Search this
Ice -- Arctic regions  Search this
Ice -- Antarctica  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Ice -- Greenland  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Glass negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7463, Edward L. Fireman Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7463
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Edward L. Fireman Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7463

"Man-Made Space Debris - Does It Restrict Free Access to Space?" (M. Wolfe, V. Chobotov, D. Kessler, and R. Reynolds, AIAA paper IAA-81-256, presented to IAF 32d International Astronautical Congress, 6-12 Sep 1981) [2 copies, 2 folders]

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers
Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 4: Reference Files / Space Habitation and Human Factors / Miscellaneous Reference Materials / 1981
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0025-ref3944

copy 1 [includes Gloria W. Heath to M. Wolfe (27 Jul 1981)]

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 218, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers
Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 4: Reference Files / Space Habitation and Human Factors / Miscellaneous Reference Materials / 1981 / "Man-Made Space Debris - Does It Restrict Free Access to Space?" (M. Wolfe, V. Chobotov, D. Kessler, and R. Reynolds, AIAA paper IAA-81-256, presented to IAF 32d International Astronautical Congress, 6-12 Sep 1981) [2 copies, 2 folders]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0025-ref3945

copy 2 [sent to Ehricke by Malcolm G. Wolfe, 11 Jan 1982; includes Gloria W. Heath to Malcolm Wolfe (30 Nov 1981)]

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 218, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers
Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 4: Reference Files / Space Habitation and Human Factors / Miscellaneous Reference Materials / 1981 / "Man-Made Space Debris - Does It Restrict Free Access to Space?" (M. Wolfe, V. Chobotov, D. Kessler, and R. Reynolds, AIAA paper IAA-81-256, presented to IAF 32d International Astronautical Congress, 6-12 Sep 1981) [2 copies, 2 folders]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0025-ref3946

Space Debris

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20768

Space Debris, 1960s

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650810-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20769

Space Debris, 1970s

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650812-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20772

Space Debris, 1980s

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650814-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20775

Space Debris, 1990s

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650816-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20778

Space Debris, 2000s (2000-2009)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650818-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20781

Space Debris, 2010s

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer OS, Folder 650819-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History / Series O: Space History / Space Debris
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-o-ref20784

Frontiers of Space Risk Natural Cosmic Hazards and Societal Challenges

Author:
Wilman, Richard J  Search this
Author:
Newman, Christopher J  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (250 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2018
Topic:
Asteroids-Collisions with Earth-Environmental aspects  Search this
Comets-Collisions with Earth-Environmental aspects  Search this
Outer space-Exploration-Risk assessment  Search this
Space environment  Search this
Space industrialization-Government policy  Search this
Space law  Search this
Space industrialization--Government policy  Search this
Call number:
QB500.25 .F766 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145290

Dr. Space Junk vs. the universe archaeology and the future Alice Gorman

Title:
Doctor Space Junk versus the universe
Author:
Gorman, Alice (Alice Claire)  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 290 pages 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2019
Topic:
Space archaeology  Search this
Space debris  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113529

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