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Quest Issue: Volume 21 #3
Atlas rocket artwork from Convair, 1959


 
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Table of contents

  • The Promise and the Threats of Satellite Capabilities: IGY Scientific Communities and the Prehistory of TIROS by Angelina Long Callahan
  • An Interview with James Webb: Administrator of Exploration
  • American Intelligence on Soviet Missile Programs, 1945-1954 by Christopher Gainor
  • Making History: The RAMOS Program by Doran Baker, AT Stair Jr, Bartell Jensen, MK Jeppesen

  • Book Reviews

    • "Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America" by Annie Jacobsen, Review by Michael Neufeld
    • "Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional--and What That Means for Life in the Universe" by David Waltham, review by Linda Billings
    • "Just Say Yes: What I've Learned about Life, Luck, and the Pursuit of Opportunity" by Bernard Schwartz, review by Scott Sacknoff
    • "A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO" by PV Manoranjan Rao and P Radhakrishwan, review by Asif Siddiqi
    • "The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: The First Five Decades" by Philip Stooke, review by Maria Lane
    • "Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction" by Charles Adler, review by Jonathan Malay
    • "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space" by Lynn Sherr, review by Valerie Neal
    • "A Single Sky: How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy" by David Munns, review by Roger Launius
    • "Exploring Science through Science Fiction" by Barry Luokkala, review by Emily Margolis
    • "Beyond the God Particle" by Leon Lederman and Christopher Hill, review by Roger Launius
    • "Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011" by Rick Houston, review by Stephen Waring

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