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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (3): 234–276.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Michael J. Neufeld The complex and contested origins of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, launched by NASA in 2006, provides a window on how space science policy has been formulated in the United States before and after the turn of the twenty-first century, and how the shifting network of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (5): 551–588.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Layne Karafantis Sealab II, an underwater habitat experiment conducted by the Navy in 1965, and Skylab, NASA’s proto-space station launched into Earth orbit in 1973, are examples of extreme environments in which psychological research was carried out on the inhabitants of these spaces. These...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 127–151.
Published: 01 September 2006
... institutions were not equipped to cope with it. NASA decided to resolve this problem by having the Jet Propulsion Laboratory construct an oceanographic data center at its Pasadena facility. This represents a new kind of scientific institution, whose purpose is the development, validation, and distribution of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 37 (1): 87–125.
Published: 01 September 2006
... accounts while placing the research on the field of volcanism and climate change within its larger social and political history. ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2006 Volcanology climate change nuclear winter cold war NASA William Jackson Humphreys...