Humankind's forays into outer space have symbolized an era of discovery and scientific achievement unrivalled in human history. This exciting historical period is surveyed in this encyclopedia which provides the answers to crucial questions readers have about the Universe and their place in it. In one easy-to-use resource, readers can have access to definitions and explanations of all terms and concepts relating to the field, including technical terms, advanced technologies, scientific theories, public agencies and private organizations.
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Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., an adjunct professor in the College of Engineering at Florida Tech, received a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Arizona. He also served with distinction as a commissioner for the governor of Florida's Commission On Space in 1987-1988. He is the author of several books for Facts On File/Checkmark Books, including The Dictionary of Space Technology and the forthcoming The Facts On File Space and Astronomy Handbook. He lives in Indialantic, FL.
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Book Description Facts on File, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110816039429
Book Description Facts on File, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0816039429