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Akasofu, Syun-Ichi. “The Aurora.” Scientific American, December 1965, 54-62.

____________. “The Dynamic Aurora.” Scientific American, May 1989, 90-97.

Allen, C.W. Astrophysical Quantities. Third Edition. London: Athlone Press, 1973.

Allen, Joseph. Entering Space. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1984.

Apollo Spacecraft News Reference. Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp., 1969.

Apollo Spacecraft News Reference. Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, 1969.

Apollo Spacecraft News Reference. Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, 1969.

Bahcall, John, and Lyman Spitzer. “The Space Telescope.” Scientific American, July 1982, 40-51.

Baker, David, ed. Jane’s Space Directory, 2001-2002. Couldson, UK: Jane’s Publishing Group, 2001.

Baker, David. The History of Manned Space Flight. New York: Crown, 2001.

____________. The Rocket. London: New Cavendish Books, 1978.

Batson, Raymond, editor. Voyager 1 and 2, Atlas of Saturnian Satellites NASA SP-474. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-474/sp474.htm

Baucom, Donald R. The Origins of SDI, 1944-1983. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1992.

Baudry, Patrick. Ariane. Flammarion Letters, 1994. (In French)

Bayer, Martin. “Hermes: Lessons Learnt,” IAF-94-H.2.778, paper delivered at International Astronautical Federation Congress, October 9-14, 1994.

Beatty, J. Kelly; Petersen, Carolyn Collins; and Chaikin, Andrew, eds. The New Solar System Fourth Edition. Cambridge, Mass.: Sky Publishing, 1998.

____________. The New Solar System, Fourth Edition (Cambridge Edition). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Belew, Leland F., and Stuhlinger, Ernst. Skylab, A Guidebook. NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, 1973.

Benson, Charles D. and Faherty, William Barnaby. Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations. NASA SP-4204. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4204/contents.html. On-line version revised December 1996.

Bergaust, Erik. Wernher von Braun. Washington, D.C.: National Space Institute, 1976.

Bilstein, Roger. Stages to Saturn. A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles. NASA SP-4206. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4206/sp4206.htm

Breuer, William B. Race to the Moon: America’s Duel with the Soviets. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1993.

Brinley, Bertrand, Rocket Manual for Amateurs. New York: Ballantine, 1960.

Brooks, Courtney, G., Grimwood, James M., and Swenson, Jr., Loyd S. Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft. NASA SP-4205, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1979. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4205/cover.html

Bulkeley, Rip, and Brauch, Hans Günter. The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty and World Security. Mosbach, Germany: AFES Press, 1988.

Burch, James. “The Fury of Space Storms.” Scientific American, April 2001, 86-94.

Burnham, Robert, Great Comets. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Burrough, Bryan. Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir. New York: Harper Collins, 1998.

Burrows, William E. Exploring Space: Voyages in the Solar System and Beyond. New York: Random House, 1990.

____________. This New Ocean. New York: Random House, 1998.

Butrica, Andrew J., editor. Beyond the Ionosphere: Fifty Years of Satellite Communication. NASA SP-4217. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1997.

Cahill, Laurence. “The Magnetosphere.” Scientific American, March 1965, 58-68.

Calder, Nigel, Giotto to the Comets. London: Presswork, 1992.

Carlier, Claude, and Gilli, Marcel Les Trente Premières Années du CNES, 1962-1992. La Documentation Française, 1994. (In French)

Cassutt, Michael. Who’s Who in Space: The International Space Year Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1993.

Chabbert, Bernard. Les Fils d'Ariane. Plon, 1986. (In French)

Chadreau, E. Naissance d'Ariane Ambition Technologique. Rive Droide, 1999. (In French)

Chaikin, Andrew. A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts. New York: Viking Penguin, 1994.

Chaisson, Eric. The Hubble Wars. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Chapman, John. Atlas: The Story of a Missile.” New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960.

Clark, Phillip S. “Development of China’s Recoverable Satellites.” Quest, Summer 1998, 36-43.

____________. Jane's Space Directory, 13th ed., 1997-98. Coulsdon, UK: Jane's Information Group, 1997.

____________. The Soviet Manned Space Program. New York: Crown Publishers, Orion Books, 1988.

Collins, Michael. Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut’s Journeys. New York: Ballantine, 1974.

Colwell, Robert. “Remote Sensing of Natural Resources.” Scientific American, January 1968, 54-69.

Compton, William David. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions, NASA SP-4214. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1989. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4214/cover.html

______________ and Benson, Charles D. Living and Working in Space: A History of Skylab, SP-4208. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1983. Available at: http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4208/sp4208.htm

Coolbaugh, James S. “Genesis of the USAF’s First Satellite Programme.” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 51, (August 1998): 283-300.

Cooper, Henry S. F., Jr. Before Lift-off: The Making of a Space Shuttle Crew. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

Corrigan, Grace. A Journal for Christa: Christa McAuliffe, Teaching in Space. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Cortright, Edgar M. (Editor); Apollo Expeditions to the Moon. NASA SP-350 Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-350/cover.html

Covault, Craig. “Soviets Launch Largest Earth Resources Satellite on Modified Salyut Platform.” Aviation Week & Space Technology, April 8, 1991, 21-22.

Crouch, Tom D. Aiming for the Stars – The Dreamers and Doers of the Space Age. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999.

Dawson, Virginia P., and Bowles, Mark D. Centaur, the Knowledge Rocket. IN PRESS (2003).

Day, Dwayne A. “Listening From Above: The First Signals Intelligence Satellite.” Spaceflight, August 1999, 339-347.

_____________. “Relics of the Space Race: Space Archaeology at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Parts 1 and 2.” Spaceflight, February 2000,59-62, and March 2000, 120-122.

_____________. “A Strategy for Space: Donald Quarles, the CIA and the Scientific Satellite Programme.” Spaceflight, September 1996.

_____________, Logsdon, John M., and Latell, Brian, editors. Eye in the Sky: The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998.

De la fusée Véronique au lanceur Ariane, 1945-1979. France Durand-de Jongh, 1998. (In French)

Dethloff, Henry C. Suddenly Tomorrow Came: A History of the Johnson Space Center. NASA SP-4307, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1993. Available at http://vesuvius.jsc.nasa.gov/pao/public/history/tomorrow/index.html

Deutherty, Charles Michael. Robert Goddard: Trail Blazer to the Stars. New York: Macmillan, 1964.

Dickson, Paul. Sputnik: The Shock of the Century. New York: Walker Publishing Company, 2001.

Doran, Jamie and Piers Bizony. Starman: The Truth Behind the Legend of Yuri Gagarin. London: Bloomsbury, 1998.

Durch, William J. The ABM Treaty and Western Security. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1988.

Dwivedi, Bhola, and Phillips, Kenneth. “The Paradox of the Sun’s Hot Corona.” Scientific American, June 2001, 40-47.

Edelson, Burton. “Global Satellite Communications.” Scientific American, February 1977, 58-73.

_____________ and Pollack, Louis. “Satellite Communications.” Science, March 18, 1977, 1125-33.

El-Baz, Farouk, ed. Catalog of Earth Photographs from the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. Washington, D.C.: NASA, 1979.

Emme, Eugene M., ed. The History of Rocket Technology: Essays on Research, Development, and Utility. Detroit, Mich.: Wayne State University Press, 1964.

Ezell, Edward Clinton and Linda Neuman Ezell. The Partnership: A History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. Washington, D.C: NASA SP-4209, 1978. Available at: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4209/cover.htm]

______________. On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet, 1958-1978. NASA SP-4212, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1984. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4212/on-mars.html.

Ezell, Linda Neuman. NASA Historical Data Book, Volume III, 1969-1978. NASA SP-4012. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1988. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4012/vol3/sp4012v3.htm

Fimmell, Richard O., Swindell, William, and Burgess, Eric. Pioneer Odyssey. NASA SP-396. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-349/sp349.htm

Fischer, Daniel. Mission Jupiter: The Spectacular Voyage of the Galileo Spacecraft New York: Copernicus Books, 2001.

Fitzgerald, Frances. Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan and Star Wars and the End of the Cold War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Forres, George. Space Shuttle: The Quest Continues. London: Ian Allen, 1989.

Foukal, Peter. “The Variable Sun.” Scientific American, February 1990, 34-41.

Froehlich, Walter. Apollo Soyuz. Washington, D.C.: NASA EP-109, 1976.

Furniss, Tim. Space Shuttle Log. London: Jane's, 1986.

Galloway, Jonathan. The Politics and Technology of Satellite Communications. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1972.

Gatland, Kenneth. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space Technology. New York: Orion Books, 1989.

____________. Missiles and Rockets. New York: Macmillan, 1975.

____________. Robot Explorers. London: Blanford Press, 1972.

Gehrels, Neil, et al. “The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory.” Scientific American, December 1993, 68-77.

Gibson, James. The Navaho Missile Project. Atglen, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing, 1996.

Goddard Esther C., ed., and Pendray, G. Edward, assoc. ed. The Papers of Robert H. Goddard, 3 vols. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970.

Goddard, Robert H. Autobiography. Worcester, Mass.: St. Onge, 1967.

_____________. Rocket Development. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1948.

Godwin, Robert, ed. Rocket and Space Corporation Energia – The Legacy of S. P. Korolev. Burlington, Ontario: Apogee Books, 2001.

Gordon, Theodore, and Julian Scheer. First into Outer Space. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1959.

Gorin, Peter. “Black ‘Amber’: Russian Yantar-Class Optical Reconnaissance Satellites.” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 51 (August 1998): 309-320.

_____________. “Zenit-The First Soviet Photo-Reconnaissance Satellite.” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 50 (November 1997): 441-448.

Graham, Bradley. Hit to Kill: The New Battle Over Shielding American From Missile Attack. New York: Public Affairs, 2001.

Greenbert, Richard. “Tides and the Biosphere of Europa.” American Scientist, January-February 2002, 48-55.

Grimwood, James M. Project Mercury - A Chronology. NASA SP-4001. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1963, Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4001/cover.htm.

_____________ and Hacker, Barton C., with Vorzimmer, Peter J. Project Gemini Technology and Operations: A Chronology. NASA SP­4002, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1969. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4002/cover.htm

Guillemette, Roger. “Vandenberg: Space Shuttle Launch and Landing Site, Parts 1 and 2.” Spaceflight, October 1994, 354-357 and November 1994, 378-381.

Guilmartin, John F., and Maurer, John. A Space Shuttle Chronology. NASA Johnson Space Center, 1988.

Gunston, Bill. World Encyclopaedia of Aircraft Manufacturers. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1993.

Gurney, Gene, and Forte, Jeff. The Space Shuttle Log: The First 25 Flights. Blue Ridge Summit, Penn.: Aero Books, 1988.

Hacker, Barton C. and Grimwood, James M. On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini, NASA SP-4203. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977 Available at: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4203/toc.htm)

Hale, Edward E. “The Brick Moon,” contained in Logsdon, John M., Lear, Linda, Warren-Findley, Janelle, Williamson, Ray A., and Day, Dwayne A., eds. Exploring the Unknown, Vol. I. NASA SP-4407. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996.

Hall, R. Cargill. Lunar Impact: A History of Project Ranger. NASA SP-4210. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4210/pages/Cover.htm

_____________. “Missile Defense Alarm: The Genesis of Space-based Infrared Early Warning.” Quest 7 (Spring 1999): 5-17.

Hall, Rex, ed. The History of Mir, 1986-2000. London: The British Interplanetary Society, 2001.

_____________ and Shayler, David J. The Rocket Men: Vostok and Voskhod: The First Soviet Manned Spaceflights. Chichester, U.K.: Praxis Publishing Ltd., 2001.

Hammond, Allen. “Remote Sensing.” Science, April 29, 1997, 511-516.

Hansen, James R. Spaceflight Revolution: NASA Langley Research Center from Sputnik to Apollo. NASA SP-4308, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1995.

Harford, James. Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.

Hartt, Julian. The Mighty Thor. New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pierce, 1961.

Harvey, Brian. Race Into Space: The Soviet Space Programme. Chichester, England: Ellis Horwood Ltd., 1988.

_____________. Russia in Space: The Failed Frontier. London: Springer-Praxis, 2000.

Hatch, Erin C. “NASA’s Triana Spacecraft: An Overview of Congressional Issues,” Congressional Research Service, Resources, Science, and Industry Division, 1 July 1999.

Heppenheimer, T.A. Countdown: A History of Space Flight. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1997.

_____________. History of the Space Shuttle. Two volumes. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

_____________. The Space Shuttle Decision: NASA's Search for a Reusable Space Vehicle. SP-4221, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1999. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4221/sp4221.htm.

Hhua-Bao Lin and Gui-Rong Min. “Aspects of the China’s Recoverable Satellite Platform.” IAF paper, IAF-93-U.2.522 (1993).

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Hickam, Homer H. Jr. Rocket Boys: A Memoir. New York: Delacorte Press, 1998.

Hohler, Robert E. “I Touch the Future…”—The Story of Christa McAuliffe. New York: Random House, 1986.

Homan, Lynn M. and Reilly, Thomas. Historic Journeys Into Space. Images of America. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.

Hones, Edward. “The Earth’s Magnetotail.” Scientific American, March 1986, 40-47.

Hudson, Heather. Communication Satellites. New York: Free Press, 1990.

Humble, Ronald D. “Military Implications of the Soviet Almaz Radar Satellite Series.” Jane’s Intelligence Review, August 1991, 376-378.

Hunley, J.D. “The Evolution of Large Solid Propellant Rocketry in the United States” Quest, Spring 1998, 22-38.

______________. “Minuteman and the Development of Solid-Rocket Launch Technology,” in Jenkins, Dennis. The Space Shuttle. The History of the National Space Transportation System, the First 100 Missions. North Branch, Minn.: Specialty Press, 2001

International Space Station: Press Information Book. Boeing, 1998.

Isaacson, Jeffrey A., and Vaughan, David R. Estimation and Prediction of Ballistic Missile Trajectories. Santa Monica, Cal.: RAND Corporation, 1996.

Isakowitz, Steven J., International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems, Third Edition. Washington, D.C.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Press, 2000.

Jenkins, Dennis R. Space Shuttle. Stillwater, Minn.: Voyageur Press, 2001.

Jenkins, Dennis. Space Shuttle: The History of Developing the National Space Transportation System. Marceline, Kansas: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1996.

______________. The Space Shuttle. The History of the National Space Transportation System, the First 100 Missions. North Branch, Minn.: Specialty Press, 2001.

______________. and Launius, Roger, eds. The Development of Launch Vehicles in the United States. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002.

Joels, Kerry Mark, and Kennedy, Greg. Space Shuttle Operator's Manual. Ballantine Books, 1982.

Johnson, Lyndon Baines. The Vantage Point: Perspectives on the Presidency, 1963 – 1969. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971.

Johnson, Nicholas L. Handbook of Soviet Lunar and Planetary Exploration. San Diego, Cal.: American Astronautical Society, 1979.

______________. Soviet Military Strategy in Space. London: Jane’s Publishing Company Limited, 1987.

______________. The Soviet Reach for the Moon. Washington, D.C.: Cosmos Books, 1995.

______________ and Rodvold, David. Europe and Asia in Space, 1991-1992. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Air Force Phillips Laboratory, 1993.

______________. Europe and Asia in Space, 1993-1994. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Air Force Phillips Laboratory, 1995.

Kelly, Thomas J. Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.

Klass, Phillip. Secret Sentries in Space. New York: Random House, 1971.

Kluger, Jeffrey. Journey Beyond Selene: Remarkable Expeditions Past Our Moon and to the Ends of the Solar System. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999.

Kolhase, Charles, editor. The Voyager Neptune Travel Guide. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. JPL Publication 89-24, June 1, 1989.

Koppes, Clayton. JPL and the American Space Program. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1982.

Kriege, John, and Russo, Arturo. Europe in Space 1960-1973. Noordwijk: European Space Agency ESA SP 1172, 1994.

Lang, Kenneth. “SOHO Reveals the Secrets of the Sun.” Scientific American, March 1997, 40-47.

Lange, Andrew “An Ultrasound Portrait of the Embryonic Universe.” Engineering & Science (California Institute of Technology) LXIII, (2000): 10-21.

Launius, Roger D. Frontiers of Space Exploration. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

______________. and Gillette, Aaron K., compilers. Toward a History of the Space Shuttle: An Annotated Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Monographs in Aerospace History No. 1, 1992. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/Shuttlebib/cover.html

______________ and Ulrich, Bertram. NASA & the Exploration of Space. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1998.

Lebedev, L. A and A. P. Romanov. Rendezvous in Space: Soyuz Apollo. Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1979.

Lee, Chester M., ed. Apollo Soyuz Mission Report. San Diego, CA: Univelt, 1976.

Lehman, Milton. Robert H. Goddard, Pioneer of Space Research. New York: De Capo Press, 1988.

____________. This High Man. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1963.

Lemonick, Michael. “Cosmic Close-Ups.” Time, November 20, 1995, 90-99.

Leverington, David. New Cosmic Horizons. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Levine, Alan J. The Missile and Space Race. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1994.

Lewis, Jonathan. Spy Capitalism: Itek and the CIA. Princeton, N.J.: Yale University Press, 2002.

Lewis, Richard S. The Last Voyage of Challenger. Columbia University Press, 1988.

____________. The Voyages of Columbia: The First True Spaceship. New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.

Ley, Willy. Rockets, Missiles, and Men in Space. New York: Signet, 1969.

Link, Mae Mills. Space Medicine in Project Mercury. NASA SP-4003, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965.

Littman, Mark. Planets Beyond: Discovering the Outer Solar System. New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1990.

Logsdon, John M., et al, editors, Exploring the Unknown. Volume I. NASA SP-4407. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996.

____________. Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume III, Using Space. NASA SP-4407. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1998.

Lundquist, Charles A., editor. Skylab’s Astronomy and Space Sciences, NASA SP-404, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1979. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-404/sp404.htm

Mack, Pamela. Viewing the Earth. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1990.

Madden, Frank. “The CORONA Camera System: Itek’s Contribution to World Security.” Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 52 (November/December 1999): 379-396.

Madders, Kevin. A New Force at a New Frontier. Europe's Development in the Space Field in the Light of its Main Actors, Policies, Law and Activities from its Beginnings up to the Present. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Marshall, Eliot. “A Spy Satellite for the Press?” Science, December 4, 1987, 1346-48.

____________. “Space Cameras and Security Risks.” Science, January 27, 1989, 472-73.

Martin, Donald H. Communication Satellites, Fourth Edition. El Segundo, Cal.: The Aerospace Press and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000.

Mass, J. and Iddan, G.J. “Early Warning Utilizing Medium Altitude Satellites.” IAF-94.B-2.075, 45th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, October 9-14, 1994, Jerusalem, Israel.

Matloff, Gregory L. Deep-Space Probes. London: Springer, 2000.

Matson, Wayne. Cosmonautics: A Colorful History. Washington: Cosmos Books, 1994.

McConnell, Malcolm. Challenger: A Major Malfunction. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1987.

McCurdy, Howard E. The Space Station Decision: Incremental Politics and Technological Choice. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.

McDonald, John. “The Comsat Compromise Starts as Revolution.” Fortune, October 1965, 128-31, 202-12.

McDonald, Robert A., ed. CORONA: Between the Sun & the Earth. Baltimore, Md.: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 1997.

McDougall, Walter A. The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age New York: Basic Books, 1985.

Mercury Astronauts. We Seven. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962.

Miller, Jay. The X-Planes:  X-1 to X-45. North Branch, Minn.: Specialty Press, 2001.

Milstein, Michael. “Bring Me the Tail of Wild-2,” Air & Space, March 1999, 54-61.

Miner, Ellis, and Wessen, Randii. Neptune. New York, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Mirabito, Michael. The Exploration of Outer Space With Cameras: A History of the NASA Unmanned Spacecraft Missions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1983.

Morgan, Clay. Shuttle-Mir / МИР-ЩАТТЛ: The United States and Russia Share History’s Highest Stage. Washington, D.C., NASA, 2001.

Morrison, David and Samz, Jane. Voyage to Jupiter. NASA SP-439. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980).

____________. Voyages to Saturn. NASA SP-451. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1982.

Murray, Bruce. Journey Into Space: The First Thirty Years of Space Exploration. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989.

Murray, Charles, and Cox, Catherine Bly. Apollo: The Race to the Moon. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990.

Neal, Valerie, Lewis, Cathleen S., and Winter, Frank H. Spaceflight: A Smithsonian Guide. New York: Macmillan, 1995.

Nelson, Bill, with Buckingham, Jamie. Mission: An American Congressman's Voyage to Space. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1988.

Neufeld, Jacob. The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force 1945-1960. Washington. D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1990.

Neufeld, Michael J. The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era. New York: Free Press, 1995.

Newell, Homer E. Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science. NASA SP-4211. Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4211/cover.htm

Newkirk, Dennis. Almanac of Soviet Manned Space Flight. Houston: Gulf Publishing Company, 1990.

Newkirk, Roland W. and Ertel, Ivan D., with Brooks, Courney G. Skylab: A Chronology. NASA SP-4011, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1977. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4011/cover.htm

“NOAA-L.” NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.” NP-2000-3-025-GSFC. Available from POES Program Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD 20771

Nguyen, Hung P. Submarine Detection From Space: A Study of Russian Capabilities. Annapolis, Md.: U.S. Naval Institute Press, 1993.

Noordung, Hermann. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor. Edited by Ernst Stuhlinger and J.D. Hunley, with Jennifer Garland. NASA SP-4026, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1995. Available at http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4026/cover.html

Oberg, James E. Red Star in Orbit. New York: Random House, 1981.

Oberth, Hermann. Man Into Space. New York: Harper, 1957.

____________. The Moon Car. New York: Harper, 1959.

Ordway, Frederick I., III and Sharpe, Mitchell R. The Rocket Team. New York: Crowell, 1979.

Orloff, Richard W. Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference NASA SP-2000-4029.Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4029/SP-4029.htm (On-line version revised)

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Pelton, Joseph N. “The History of Satellite Communications,” in Logsdon, John M., et al, eds. Exploring the Unknown, Vol. III. NASA SP-4407. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1998.

Perminov, V.G. The Difficult Road to Mars: A Brief History of Mars Exploration in the Soviet Union. Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 15, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1999.

Phelps, J. Alfred. They Had a Dream: The Story of African-American Astronauts. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1994.

Philippe, J.P. Ariane Horizon 2000. J.P. Taillandie, 1993. (In French)

Pike, Christopher Anson. “CANYON, RHYOLITE, and Aquacade: U.S. Signals Intelligence Satellites in the 1970s.” Spaceflight, November 1995, 381-383.

Pitts, John A. The Human Factor: Biomedicine in the Manned Space Program to 1980. NASA SP-4213, Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1985. Available at http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4213/sp4213.htm

Podvid, Pavel. “The Operational Status of the Russian Space-Based Early Warning System.” Science & Global Security 4 (1999): 363-384.

Portree, David S. F. Sputnik and the Origins of the Space Age. NASA Monograph in Aerospace History #10. http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/sputnik/sputorig.html

____________. and Treviño, Robert C. Walking to Olympus: An EVA Chronology. Monographs in Aerospace History Series #7. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1997.

Rauschenbakh, Boris V., John Zavrel (editor), translated by Lynne Kvinnesland. Hermann Oberth: The Father of Space Flight 1894-1989, West Art, 1994.

“Reach Into Space.” Time, May 4, 1959, 64-70.

Rees, Martin. “Piecing Together the Biggest Puzzle of All.” Science, December 8, 2000, 1919-1925.

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