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The Facts on File Space and Astronomy Handbook - PEEF's Digital ...

The Facts on File Space and Astronomy Handbook - PEEF's Digital ...

The Facts on File Space and Astronomy Handbook - PEEF's Digital

  • Page 2: THE FACTS ON FILE space and astrono
  • Page 6: To my sons, Joseph and James, who g
  • Page 14: acknowledGments I wish to publicly
  • Page 20: x introduction CHROnOLOGy Scientifi
  • Page 24: 2 GLOSSARy Abell cluster - absolute
  • Page 28: 4 GLOSSARy accretion - active remot
  • Page 32: 6 GLOSSARy aerodynamic force - aero
  • Page 36: 8 GLOSSARy air launch - alpha parti
  • Page 40: GLOSSARy amplitude - angular diamet
  • Page 44: GLOSSARy antenna array - apogee Rus
  • Page 48: GLOSSARy apolune - apparent magnitu
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    GLOSSARy Ariane - artificial gravit

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    GLOSSARy astrolabe - astrophotograp

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    GLOSSARy atmospheric probe - atomic

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    GLOSSARy axis - ballistic missile d

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    GLOSSARy barycenter - beta decay Be

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    GLOSSARy biosphere - black hole Bla

  • Page 76:

    GLOSSARy bolide - Byurakan Astrophy

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    GLOSSARy capital satellite - carbon

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    GLOSSARy cavitation - celestial mec

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    GLOSSARy centrifugal force - Chandr

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    GLOSSARy charged particle - Chiron

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    GLOSSARy cluster of galaxies - Colu

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    GLOSSARy compact body - conic secti

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    GLOSSARy constellation - convection

  • Page 108:

    GLOSSARy Copernicus Observatory - c

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    GLOSSARy countdown - Cygnus X-1 GLO

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    GLOSSARy decay - Defense Support Pr

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    GLOSSARy de-orbit burn - diamonds G

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    GLOSSARy disk - Doppler shift Doppl

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    GLOSSARy dwarf star - Earth-crossin

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    GLOSSARy eccentricity - ejecta GLOS

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    GLOSSARy elliptical galaxy - enviro

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    GLOSSARy erosive burning - event ho

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    GLOSSARy external tank - extrasolar

  • Page 148:

    GLOSSARy extreme ultraviolet radiat

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    GLOSSARy flame bucket - fossa GLOSS

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    GLOSSARy galactic cluster - gamma r

  • Page 160:

    GLOSSARy giant-impact model - grain

  • Page 164:

    GLOSSARy Great Red Spot - Guiana Sp

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    GLOSSARy hang fire - heavy-lift lau

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    GLOSSARy highlands - Hubble’s Law

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    GLOSSARy hydrosphere - impact GLOSS

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    GLOSSARy injector - interplanetary

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    GLOSSARy ion engine - island univer

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    GLOSSARy Julian calendar - Kennedy

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    GLOSSARy Langrangian libration poin

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    GLOSSARy line of sight - long-perio

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    GLOSSARy lunar rover - Lunokhod Lun

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    GLOSSARy magnetometer - manipulator

  • Page 208:

    GLOSSARy Mars Global Surveyor - Mar

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    GLOSSARy Messenger spacecraft - met

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    GLOSSARy military satellite - momen

  • Page 220:

    GLOSSARy naked eye - near-Earth ast

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    GLOSSARy newtonian telescope - nucl

  • Page 228:

    GLOSSARy oblateness - orbital mecha

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    GLOSSARy Orion - pad NASA’s Orion

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    GLOSSARy payload - perturbation 108

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    +x +y GLOSSARy Pioneer Venus missio

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    GLOSSARy polar orbit - pressurized

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    GLOSSARy prominence - protostar Pro

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    GLOSSARy radar astronomy - radio fr

  • Page 256:

    GLOSSARy red giant - reflection GLO

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    GLOSSARy remote sensing - ring GLOS

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    GLOSSARy RP-1 - Schwarzschild radiu

  • Page 268:

    GLOSSARy sensor - sidereal month 12

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    GLOSSARy solar constant - solar neb

  • Page 276:

    GLOSSARy solar wind - Soyuz (union)

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    GLOSSARy space launch vehicle - spa

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    GLOSSARy special relativity - spin

  • Page 288:

    GLOSSARy spy satellite - star probe

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    GLOSSARy Sun - supernova Sun (NASA

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    GLOSSARy telecommunications - terre

  • Page 300:

    GLOSSARy Trojan Group - uplink Trit

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    GLOSSARy Venus - Voskhod Venus (Cou

  • Page 308:

    GLOSSARy Vulcan - watt Voyager (Cou

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    GLOSSARy wet emplacement - X-ray as

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    GLOSSARy zero-g - Zvezda GLOSSARy z

  • Page 320:

    BiOGRAPHiES Abell - Al-Battani BiOG

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    BiOGRAPHiES Alvarez - Anaxagoras Bi

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    BiOGRAPHiES Arago - Aristotle BiOGR

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    BiOGRAPHiES Babcock - Bell Burnell

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    BiOGRAPHiES Biela - Bode BiOGRAPHiE

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    BiOGRAPHiES Borman - Bowen BiOGRAPH

  • Page 344:

    BiOGRAPHiES Bredichin - Bruno BiOGR

  • Page 348:

    BiOGRAPHiES Campbell - Carrington B

  • Page 352:

    BiOGRAPHiES Celsius - Chandrasekhar

  • Page 356:

    BiOGRAPHiES Clark - Clavius BiOGRAP

  • Page 360:

    BiOGRAPHiES Congreve - Cooper BiOGR

  • Page 364:

    BiOGRAPHiES Curtis - Delporte BiOGR

  • Page 368:

    BiOGRAPHiES Disney - Douglass Walt

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    BiOGRAPHiES Dyson - Einstein BiOGRA

  • Page 376:

    BiOGRAPHiES Evans - Flamsteed Enric

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    BiOGRAPHiES Gagarin - Gamow Yuri A.

  • Page 384:

    BiOGRAPHiES Glenn - Goddard John He

  • Page 388:

    BiOGRAPHiES Gregory - Haldane BiOGR

  • Page 392:

    BiOGRAPHiES Henderson - Herschel Bi

  • Page 396:

    BiOGRAPHiES Hewish - Hoyle BiOGRAPH

  • Page 400:

    BiOGRAPHiES Hulse - Janssen BiOGRAP

  • Page 404:

    BiOGRAPHiES Kármán - Kepler John

  • Page 408:

    BiOGRAPHiES Komarov - Krikalev Russ

  • Page 412:

    BiOGRAPHiES Landau - Leavitt Samuel

  • Page 416:

    BiOGRAPHiES Ley - Lovell BiOGRAPHiE

  • Page 420:

    BiOGRAPHiES Luyten - Maxwell BiOGRA

  • Page 424:

    BiOGRAPHiES Miller - Mitchell BiOGR

  • Page 428:

    BiOGRAPHiES nicholson - Oort Herman

  • Page 432:

    BiOGRAPHiES Perrine - Pickering BiO

  • Page 436:

    BiOGRAPHiES Poincaré - Ptolemy BiO

  • Page 440:

    BiOGRAPHiES Richer - Roemer BiOGRAP

  • Page 444:

    BiOGRAPHiES Ryle - Schiaparelli BiO

  • Page 448:

    BiOGRAPHiES Schwarzschild - Seyfert

  • Page 452:

    BiOGRAPHiES Smith - Struve Lyman Sp

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    BiOGRAPHiES Taylor - Tombaugh BiOGR

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    BiOGRAPHiES Urey -Vogel Apparatus f

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    BiOGRAPHiES Whipple - Williams BiOG

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    BiOGRAPHiES young - Zwicky BiOGRAPH

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    CHROnOLOGy ca. 3000 b.c.e. - ca. 35

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    CHROnOLOGy 850 - 1519 Battle of Kai

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    CHROnOLOGy 1602 - 1647 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1748 - 1781 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1807 - 1847 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1869 - 1918 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1924 - 1929 Goddard and

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    CHROnOLOGy 1942 - 1945 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1950 - 1952 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1955 - 1958 Mongolian st

  • Page 512:

    CHROnOLOGy 1960 CHROnOLOGy 1960 246

  • Page 516:

    CHROnOLOGy 1961 Shepard departs Cap

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    CHROnOLOGy 1963 CHROnOLOGy 1963 250

  • Page 524:

    CHROnOLOGy 1965 Astronaut White’s

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    CHROnOLOGy 1967 - 1968 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1970 CHROnOLOGy 1970 256

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    CHROnOLOGy 1972 CHROnOLOGy 1972 258

  • Page 540:

    CHROnOLOGy 1974 - 1975 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1978 - 1979 CHROnOLOGy 1

  • Page 548:

    CHROnOLOGy 1982 - 1984 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1988 - 1989 Challenger l

  • Page 556:

    CHROnOLOGy 1993 - 1995 CHROnOLOGy 1

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    CHROnOLOGy 1997 - 1998 Astronaut Sh

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    CHROnOLOGy 2000 - 2002 Computer-enh

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    CHROnOLOGy 2005 - 2006 Spitzer Spac

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    CHROnOLOGy 2007 CHROnOLOGy 2007 276

  • Page 576:

    CHROnOLOGy 2008 CHROnOLOGy 2008 278

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    CHARTS & TABLES Special units - int

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    CHARTS & TABLES Recommended Si unit

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    CHARTS & TABLES The

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    CHARTS & TABLES Ancient constellati

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    CHARTS & TABLES nASA space shuttle

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    CHARTS & TABLES Characteristics of

  • Page 604:

    CHARTS & TABLES A synoptic view of

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    CHARTS & TABLES Apollo Project summ

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    CHARTS & TABLES Russian space stati

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    CHARTS & TABLES Expeditions to the

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    CHARTS & TABLES Expeditions to the

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    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

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    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

  • Page 632:

    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

  • Page 636:

    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

  • Page 640:

    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

  • Page 644:

    CHARTS & TABLES Physical and dynami

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    CHARTS & TABLES Escape velocity for

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    Recommended Reading appendiX a reco

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    Cyberspace Destinations appendiX B

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    Cyberspace Destinations well as NAS

  • Page 666:

    Cyberspace Destinations exploration

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    inDEX Ares V-Boltzmann constant Are

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    inDEX clock-Deimos clock atomic 20,

  • Page 680:

    inDEX Epsilon Ring-Galileo Epsilon

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    inDEX Herschel-jettison Herschel, S

  • Page 688:

    inDEX Lovell-Miranda Lovell, James

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    o inDEX OAO-photosphere OAO. See Or

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    inDEX red giant-Saturn red giant 11

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    inDEX space transportation system-t

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    inDEX Walk-Zwicky w walk, space 131

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