The Resource Chasing New Horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon, (electronic resource)

Chasing New Horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon, (electronic resource)

Label
Chasing New Horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto
Title
Chasing New Horizons
Title remainder
inside the epic first mission to Pluto
Statement of responsibility
Alan Stern and David Grinspoon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares a behind-the-scenes account of the science, politics, egos, and public expectations that shaped the New Horizons' mission to Pluto and beyond, citing the endeavor's boundary-breaking achievements and how they reflect the collective power of shared human goals
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stern, Alan
Dewey number
629.43/54922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL799.P59
LC item number
S74 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grinspoon, David Harry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Horizons (Spacecraft)
  • Space flight to Pluto
  • Pluto probes
  • Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Label
Chasing New Horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Inside the farthest exploration in history -- Introduction: Out of lock -- Dreams of a grand tour -- The Pluto underground -- Ten years in the wilderness -- The undead -- New Horizons at last? -- Building the bird -- Bringing it all together -- A prayer before you go -- Going supersonic -- To Jupiter and the ocean of space beyond -- Battle plan Pluto -- Into unknown danger -- On approach -- July 4th fireworks -- Showtime -- Everest -- Onward New Horizons -- Coda: A final discovery -- Appendix: The top ten science discoveries from the New Horizons exploration of the Pluto system
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 295 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250098986
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
164c050d-aeaf-4807-ad39-70e4e01e76e2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033675407
Label
Chasing New Horizons : inside the epic first mission to Pluto, Alan Stern and David Grinspoon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Inside the farthest exploration in history -- Introduction: Out of lock -- Dreams of a grand tour -- The Pluto underground -- Ten years in the wilderness -- The undead -- New Horizons at last? -- Building the bird -- Bringing it all together -- A prayer before you go -- Going supersonic -- To Jupiter and the ocean of space beyond -- Battle plan Pluto -- Into unknown danger -- On approach -- July 4th fireworks -- Showtime -- Everest -- Onward New Horizons -- Coda: A final discovery -- Appendix: The top ten science discoveries from the New Horizons exploration of the Pluto system
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 295 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250098986
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
164c050d-aeaf-4807-ad39-70e4e01e76e2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033675407

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