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Societal Impact of Spaceflight

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Societal Impact of Spaceflight

Publisher: NASA
ISBN/ASIN: B0018AOCEQ

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The purpose of this volume is to examine the effects of spaceflight on society through scholarly research, making use especially of the tools of the historian and the broader social sciences and humanities. Has the Space Age indeed had a significant effect on society? If so, what are those influences?

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