NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology) (Hardcover)

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Since its inception, NASA has participated in over 4,000 international projects, yet historians have almost entirely neglected this remarkable aspect of the agency's work. This groundbreaking work is the first to trace NASA's history in a truly international context, drawing on unprecedented access to agency archives and personnel.

About the Author


John Krige is Kranzberg Professor in the School of History, Technology and Society at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and the author of American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe (2006). An acknowledged expert on the history of the space program, he has appeared in recent years on American Public Radio, the BBC, and Swiss Radio. Angelina Long Callahan is Associate Historian at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, USA, where she wrote her dissertation on meteorological satellites and the Cold War. She has a PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of History, Technology, and Society. Her other research pursuits include the history of 1920-30s drone research and development and technological roots of the Vanguard satellite project. Ashok Maharaj has a PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of History, Technology, and Society, USA. He lives and works in Chennai, India.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137340917
ISBN-10: 1137340916
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2013
Pages: 353
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology