ABC-CLIO Research List
Space Exploration

Compiled By ABC-CLIO Solutions
Notes
This research list includes resources to provide a platform from which to study space exploration. Topics include the Mars Rover program, the Artemis Program, the International Space Station, and NASA.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology
    NASA's Artemis Program aims to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon by 2024, and establish a sustainable presence on the moon by 2028, in preparation for future missions to Mars.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles
    Cassini-Huygens was a joint mission of the European Space Agency, NASA, and the Italian Space Agency to perform an in-depth study of the Saturn and its moon Titan.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology, War and Conflict
    The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched in 1990 to observe distant stars and galaxies as well as nearby planets.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology
    In partnership with Russia and 14 other nations, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is steadily assembling the International Space Station (ISS) in low Earth orbit with successive shuttle and Russian Soyuz missions.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology
    The Mars Exploration Program (MEP) is the overall program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to explore Mars.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: War and Conflict
    Established in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a U.S. government agency that is responsible for science and technology related to air and space.The mission of NASA is to arrange for the most effective use of U.S. engineering and scientific resources for peaceful space and aeronautical activities.
  7. 7
    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: War and Conflict
    Through the last five decades, Americans have made tremendous achievements in the exploration of outer space.
  8. 8
    Resource Type: Timelines | Theme: Internet and Technology
    A chronology of important events.
  9. 9
    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology, War and Conflict
    Lack of innovation and inefficiencies in federal space programs have dampened interest in scientific explorations in recent years and heightened interest in private space companies seeking to turn space into an economically viable proposition.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: Internet and Technology
    Voyager was conceived in the mid-1960s as a "Grand Tour" mission in which one spacecraft would fly past Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, using the gravity of one planet to accelerate and redirect it on to the next.
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    Resource Type: Reference Articles | Theme: War and Conflict
    Historians have estimated that 600 million people watched while Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969.

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