Space astronomy oral history project catalogue

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Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum , Washington, D.C
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NASA Oral History Collections. Headquarters: Please follow this link to a searchable PDF Space astronomy oral history project catalogue book that lists the available oral histories in the NASA Historical Reference Collection.

Please contact our archival staff to make an in-person appointment to view and/or photocopy these files. Field Centers: Please follow this link to a searchable Excel spreadsheet that lists the oral history.

) career in astronomy when he held positions at Harvard as professor of astronomy () and at Cornell as professor and as Director of the Center of Radiophysics and Space Research.

JSC Oral History Project Established inthe goal of the ongoing NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project is to capture history from the individuals who first provided the country and the world with an avenue to space and the moon, and from those who are now extending that legacy by enabling the programs of NASA's Journey to Mars.

The International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences A catalog of information on the locations and contents of collections of archival materials, such as unpublished correspondence and institutional records, around the world.

Includes history of astronomy sources. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. ESA History Project The History of the European Space Agency Space history on the web Further reading on European space history Download Bulletin The ESA History Project History Study Reports A History of the European Space Agency, Volume I: The story of ESRO and ELDO, (pdf) A History of the European Space Agency, Volume II.

The First Edition of The Sun from Space, completed infocused on the early accomplishments of three solar spacecraft, SOHO, Ulysses, and Yohkoh, primarily during a minimum in the Sun’s year cycle of magnetic activity. The comp- hensive Second Edition includes the main ndings of these three spacecraft over an entire activity cycle Cited by: Sincethe Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

The interviews in our growing collection are conducted in Yiddish and/or English with narrators. What can you find in the Catalog. Printed books and secondary materials; Manuscripts and archival collections; Photographs, prints, and ephemera; Serials and microforms; Links to Finding Aids and Digitized Content; See Contents of the Catalog for more information.

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An illustrated tour of the universe, from our closest planetary neighbours, Mars and Venus, to star constellations, galaxies and black holes millions of light years away. This is a coffee table book of sorts, but also a great introduction to the history of space and astronomy.

The book begins with the ultimate beginning (that we know of), the big bang, and continues through the milestones of celestial discoveries, hypotheses and theories, and other important historical events in the world of astronomy/5. For the New Mexico State period, the discussion focuses on the development of planetary astronomy at the University, the establishment of the Planet Patrol, the effect of Sputnik on the funding of planetary astronomy, and the use of Cassegrain reflectors in planetary astronomy.

Space Based Astronomy (PDF P) This guide help students and teachers understand the significance of space-based astronomy, astronomical observations made from outer space. The guide contains few of the traditional activities found in many astronomy guides such as constellation studies, lunar phases, and planetary orbits.

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Make sure to also check out Talk where you can chat to other like-minded volunteers. for space research in the United States—it’s their program, after all — are determined. The book is divided into three parts— the first two focus on history and the third on synthesis and analysis.

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Space-Based Astronomy Activity Guide for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education3 HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE This curriculum guide uses hands-on activities to help students and teachers understand the significance of space-based astronomy—astronomical observations made from outer space.

It is not intended to serve as a curriculum. The date of BC immediately suggests that this is the lost catalog of Hipparchus, who created his star catalog in BC. The BC date also eliminates all previously proposed candidates for this star catalog.

The works of Aratus ( BC), Eudoxus ( BC), and the. These collections also document the human experience through our various oral history projects associated with each collecting area.

Guide to Searching Archives Our finding aids act as inventories that describe and list the contents of collections and contain information about the person, family, or organization that created the collection.

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Stillwell (NASA SP, ) X Hypersonic Research at the Edge of Space. "The X Program in Retrospect " a lecture by John V. Becker presented in Bonn, Germany in December Proceedings of the X First Flight 30th Anniversary.

Liz Bryson, Librarian for the Canada-France-Hawaii-Telescope (CFHT), conducted an oral history project for the CFHT astronomical observatory on Hawaii's Mauna Kea.

This article explores the processes, costs, experiences, and lessons of this oral history initiative and evaluates its importance to science and astronomy librarianship. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum: Space Resources. Cooperation with the U.S.S.R. on Outer Space Matters, March 3, Memo from Johnson to the Administrator of NASA endorsing cooperation with the Soviet Union in space. Oral History Project: Interview with James E. Webb, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Oral history dates to the beginnings of the University of California.

Hubert Howe Bancroft conducted interviews in the s in support of his volume history of the West. Inthe Regional Oral History Office was established to conduct interviews with leading citizens of the West. In we became the Oral History Center of The Bancroft. Early history. Early cultures identified celestial objects with gods and spirits.

They related these objects (and their movements) to phenomena such as rain, drought, seasons, and is generally believed that the first astronomers were priests, and that they understood celestial objects and events to be manifestations of the divine, hence early astronomy's connection to what is now.

The first version of Messier's catalogue contained 45 objects and was published in in the journal of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris.

Eighteen of the objects were discovered by Messier, the rest being previously observed by other astronomers. By the catalogue Named after: Charles Messier. Search the Tohickon library catalog for nonfiction books on astronomy; cite books as "print or in-hand" using the ISBN.

Database containing: Reference materials, magazines, newspapers, primary sources and video & audio clips; cite as Database and then choose the correct type of source (copy & paste) Amazing Space.

NASA. Sea & Sky. These books span the entire history of mankind's fascination with space. All of them capture the fascination of astronomy and the human stories behind this most noble of sciences." 1.History of Astronomy (37) Nebulae (19) Observational astronomy () 1.

Space Observatories (10) Chandra X-Ray (63) Hubble telescope (9) Kepler Mission (11) Solar System () Small Solar System Bodies (SSSB) (30) Space Exploration (90) 1. NASA (9) NASA Human Spaceflight (15) NASA Apollo Program (18) The Astronauts.