Presents a comprehensive reference to astronomy and space exploration, with articles on space technology, astronauts, stars, planets, key theories and laws and more.Called e-BIRD, this satellite was launched in September 2003 and placed in geostationary orbit at 33Ad east to provide ... astronauts EUGENE CERNAN and HARRISON SCHMITT completed their explorations of the Taurus-Littrow landing ... commercial launch services and turning over responsibility for operations and maintenance of the launch complexes to contractors. ... The mission statement for the EELV program is aPartner with industry to develop a national launch capability thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy|
|Author||:||Joseph A. Angelo|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|