Space probes: exploring our solar system

United States, 1964

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Tells the story of efforts to explore the outer regions of space from the launching of Pioneer 1 in 1958 to the program in 1964 for gaining more information about the moon, the sun, and the solar system. Examines the problems involved in collecting and relaying the information from space probes and explains how such problems are being, or will be, solved in preparation for manned space expeditions.


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