The space telescope : a study of NASA, science, technology, and politics / Robert W. Smith with contributions by Paul A. Hanle, Robert H. Kargon, Joseph N. Tatarewicz.

Title: 
The space telescope : a study of NASA, science, technology, and politics / Robert W. Smith with contributions by Paul A. Hanle, Robert H. Kargon, Joseph N. Tatarewicz.
Author/Artist: 
Smith, Robert W. (Robert William), 1952-
Publisher: 
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Description: 
xx, 508 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Authors: 
Hanle, Paul A.
Kargon, Robert Hugh.
Tatarewicz, Joseph N.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79048
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 16, Bay 3, Shelf 5, Mark Pendergrast research collection
Notes: 
Paperback edition adds a new preface and a new afterword.
This item is part of the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 452-497) and index.
Mark Pendergrast research collection
Corning: p. 222, 238-239; Hale telescope: p. 11-12, 30, 78, 190, 251; telescopes: p. 5-8, 12-13, 15, 28.
Contents: 
Dreams of telescopes --
Building a program --
Astronomers, industry, and money --
Selling the large space telescope --
Saving the space telescope --
Making an institute --
Up and running --
Problems arise --
Closing in --
Reflections.
ISBN: 
0521457696 (pbk.)
0521457688
9780521457682