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The Resource The scientific exploration of Venus, Fredric W. Taylor, University of Oxford, (electronic resource)

The scientific exploration of Venus, Fredric W. Taylor, University of Oxford, (electronic resource)

Label
The scientific exploration of Venus
Title
The scientific exploration of Venus
Statement of responsibility
Fredric W. Taylor, University of Oxford
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Taylor, F. W
Dewey number
559.9/22
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Venus (Planet)
Label
The scientific exploration of Venus, Fredric W. Taylor, University of Oxford, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Views of Venus, from the Beginning to the Present Day: 1. The dawn of Venus exploration -- 2. Mariner and Venera -- 3. Pioneer Venus and Vega: orbiters, balloons and multi-probes -- 4. Images of the surface -- 5. The forgotten world -- 6. Earth-based astronomy delivers a breakthrough -- 7. Can't stop now -- 8. Europe and Japan join in: Venus Express and Akatsuki -- Part II. The Motivation to Continue the Quest: 9. Origin and evolution: the solid planet -- 10. Atmosphere and ocean -- 11. A volcanic world -- 12. The mysterious clouds -- 13. Superwinds and polar vortices -- 14. The climate on Venus, past, present and future -- 15. Could there be life on Venus? -- Part III. Plans and Visions for the Future: 16. Solar system exploration -- 17. Coming soon to a planet near you: planned Venus missions -- 18. Towards the horizon: advanced technology -- 19. Beyond the horizon: human expeditions -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. Chronology of space missions to Venus -- Appendix B. Data about Venus
Control code
ocn891121482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139151245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891121482
Label
The scientific exploration of Venus, Fredric W. Taylor, University of Oxford, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Views of Venus, from the Beginning to the Present Day: 1. The dawn of Venus exploration -- 2. Mariner and Venera -- 3. Pioneer Venus and Vega: orbiters, balloons and multi-probes -- 4. Images of the surface -- 5. The forgotten world -- 6. Earth-based astronomy delivers a breakthrough -- 7. Can't stop now -- 8. Europe and Japan join in: Venus Express and Akatsuki -- Part II. The Motivation to Continue the Quest: 9. Origin and evolution: the solid planet -- 10. Atmosphere and ocean -- 11. A volcanic world -- 12. The mysterious clouds -- 13. Superwinds and polar vortices -- 14. The climate on Venus, past, present and future -- 15. Could there be life on Venus? -- Part III. Plans and Visions for the Future: 16. Solar system exploration -- 17. Coming soon to a planet near you: planned Venus missions -- 18. Towards the horizon: advanced technology -- 19. Beyond the horizon: human expeditions -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. Chronology of space missions to Venus -- Appendix B. Data about Venus
Control code
ocn891121482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139151245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891121482

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