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The Resource The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman

The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman

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The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it
Title
The universe in a mirror
Title remainder
the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it
Statement of responsibility
Robert Zimmerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the Hubble Space Telescope and the visionary scientists responsible for its extraordinary accomplishments describes the heated battle between scientists and bureaucrats and the perseverance of astronauts to repair and maintain the telescope, in a volume highlighted by striking color images from the Hubble telescope
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
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271780
Cataloging source
UKM
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1953-
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Zimmerman, Robert
Dewey number
629.435
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB500.268
LC item number
.Z56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
  • Orbiting astronomical observatories
  • Outer space
  • Space astronomy
Target audience
adult
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the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it
Label
The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-270) and index
Contents
Foggy vision -- Slow start -- Getting money -- Building it -- Saving it -- "New phenomena not yet imagined" -- Abandonment -- The lure of the unknown
Control code
ocn214307333
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 287 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691132976
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007943159
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)214307333
Label
The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-270) and index
Contents
Foggy vision -- Slow start -- Getting money -- Building it -- Saving it -- "New phenomena not yet imagined" -- Abandonment -- The lure of the unknown
Control code
ocn214307333
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 287 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691132976
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007943159
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)214307333

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