Archaeology and Heritage of the Human Movement into Space

This volume addresses the creation, documentation, preservation, and study of the archaeology of lunar, planetary, and interstellar exploration.  It defines the attributes of common human technological expressions within national and, increasingly, private exploration efforts, and explore the archae...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: O’Leary, Beth Laura (Editor), Capelotti, P. J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Space and Society
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Biographies
  • To Boldly Go Where No Man has gone before: Approaches in Space Archaeology and Heritage
  • Space Environmental Effects on Material Remains
  • Robot Avatars: The Material Culture of Human Activity in Earth Orbit
  • Mobile Artifacts in the Solar System and Beyond
  • The Space Shuttle Discovery: Cultural and Scientific Legacy
  • Self-Destruction, Recycling, and Archaeology: Recent Developments in the Space Industry and Their Consequences for the Future of the Past
  • One Small Step: An Analysis of International Space Law and How it Effects Historic Preservation
  • World Heritage List Designations of Early Space Exploration Heritage Sites
  • The Preservation of California’s Military Cold War Era Cultural Resources
  • Notes
  • References