Single Stage to Orbit: Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for Reusable Rocketry by Andrew J. Butrica (Hardback, 2003)
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- DescriptionSingle Stage to Orbit traces the interplay of technology, corporate interest, and politics, a combination that well served the conservative space agenda and ultimately triumphed-not in the realization of inexpensive, reliable space transport-but in a vision of space militarization and commercialization that would appear settled United States policy in the early twenty-first century.
- Author BiographyAndrew J. Butrica, a historical consultant, is the author of, among other works, To See the Unseen: A History of Planetary Radar Astronomy, which won the 1998 Richard W. Leopold Prize awarded by the Organization of American Historians.
- PrizesWinner of Michael C. Robinson Prize for Historical Analysis 2005 (United States).
- Author(s)Andrew J. Butrica
- PublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
- Date of Publication22/10/2003
- GenreOther Specific Technologies
- Series TitleNew Series in NASA History
- Place of PublicationBaltimore, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohns Hopkins University Press
- Content Note6 Illustrations, black and white
- Weight544 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
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