Astronomy From Orbit

  title={Astronomy From Orbit},
  author={Janine Wechsler},
  • Janine Wechsler
  • Published 1968
  • Physics
  • The advent of spaceborne instrument carriers has put the science of astronomy on the threshold of a vast expansion in the information that can be obtained. The basic advances in astronomical observation that can be realized from space will be described and related to mankind's quest for improved understanding of the universe. The impact of these unfolding opportunities on the "astronomy community" and on the types of astronomy instrumentation will be discussed. Also, an overview will be… CONTINUE READING

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