History of Astronomy

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Daston, Lorraine, and Peter Galison. Objectivity. Zone Books ; Distributed by the MIT Press, 2007.
Geppert, Alexander C. T. Limiting Outer Space: Astroculture after Apollo. 1st ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. Library of Congress ISBN, http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=2c4b1d2d704b5c9de5efa3d8a3fcefd0.
Gerovitch, Slava. Voices of the Soviet Space Program: Cosmonauts, Soldiers, and Engineers Who Took the USSR into Space. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Giménez Benítez, Sixto R., et al. “Astronomy in the Argentinian Chaco.” Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, edited by Helaine Selin, Springer Netherlands, 2016, pp. 752–755, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7747-7_9824.
Hearnshaw, John B. The Analysis of Starlight. Cambridge University Press, 2009. Zotero, doi:10.1017/cbo9781139382779.
Hersch, Matthew H. Inventing the American Astronaut. 1st ed, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Johnston, Sean F. A History of Light and Colour Measurement: Science in the Shadows. CRC Press, 2001. Library of Congress ISBN, doi:10.1201/9781420034776.
Krige, John, et al. NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Krisciunas, Kevin. “A Brief History of Astronomical Brightness Determination Methods at Optical Wavelengths.” ArXiv E-Prints, vol. astro-ph/0106313, June 2001. arXiv.org, http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0106313.
Launius, Roger D., editor. Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration. First edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Launius, Roger D., and Howard E. McCurdy, editors. NASA Spaceflight: A History of Innovation. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Leeuw, Lerothodi L., and Jarita Holbrook. “The Role of the IAU Gleaned From Oral Histories of Individuals Involved in Astronomy in South Africa.” Under One Sky: The IAU Centenary Symposium, vol. 13, 2018, pp. 240–47. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1017/s1743921319000371.
Logsdon, John M. John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Logsdon, John M. Ronald Reagan and the Space Frontier. 2019. Open WorldCat, http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-98962-4.
MacDonald, Alexander. The Long Space Age. Yale University Press, 2017, doi:10.12987/yale/9780300219326.001.0001.
McCray, W. Patrick. “‘Beautiful and Cantankerous Instruments’: Telescopes, Technology, and Astronomy’s Changing Practice.” Experimental Astronomy, vol. 25, no. 1–3, Aug. 2009, pp. 79–89. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1007/s10686-009-9138-9.
---. “The Biggest Data of All: Making and Sharing a Digital Universe.” Osiris, vol. 32, no. 1, Sept. 2017, pp. 243–63. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1086/693912.
---. “What Makes a Failure? Designing a New National Telescope, 1975-1984.” Technology and Culture, vol. 42, no. 2, 2001, pp. 265–91, doi:10.1353/tech.2001.0076.
Messeri, Lisa, and Janet Vertesi. “The Greatest Missions Never Flown: Anticipatory Discourse and the ‘Projectory’ in Technological Communities.” Technology and Culture, vol. 56, no. 1, 2015, pp. 54–85. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1353/tech.2015.0023.
Redfield, Peter. “Beneath a Modern Sky: Space Technology and Its Place on the Ground.” Science, Technology, & Human Values, vol. 21, no. 3, 1996, pp. 251–74. Zotero, doi:10.1177/016224399602100301.
---. Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana. University of California Press, 2000.
Ruggles, Clive L. N., editor. Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy. Springer New York, 2015. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6141-8.
Scroggins, Michael, and Bernadette Boscoe. “Once FITS, Always FITS? Astronomical Infrastructure in Transition.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 20, forthcoming. arXiv.org, http://arxiv.org/abs/1809.09224.
Selin, Helaine, editor. Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures. 3rd ed., Springer, 2016.
Selin, Helaine, and Sun Xiaochun, editors. Astronomy Across Cultures. Springer Netherlands, 2000, doi:10.1007/978-94-011-4179-6.
Silva, Bárbara K. Astronomy at the Turn of the Twentieth Century in Chile and the United States: Chasing Southern Stars, 1903-1929. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. Open WorldCat, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17712-6.
Wolfe, Audra J. Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.