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The Resource Down to Earth : satellite technologies, industries, and cultures, edited by Lisa Parks and James Schwoch

Down to Earth : satellite technologies, industries, and cultures, edited by Lisa Parks and James Schwoch

Label
Down to Earth : satellite technologies, industries, and cultures
Title
Down to Earth
Title remainder
satellite technologies, industries, and cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lisa Parks and James Schwoch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though satellites are now used by a wide array of entertainment, communications, and information technologies, from radio stations to GPS devices, the business of making, launching, and maintaining satellites is still shrouded in mystery. Down to Earth presents the first comprehensive overview of the geopolitical maneuvers, financial investments, scientific innovations, and ideological struggles that take place behind the scenes of this fascinating industry
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 354.5/1
  • 354.51
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5104
LC item number
.D686 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parks, Lisa
  • Schwoch, James
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  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication
  • Artificial satellites
  • Telecommunication
  • Mass media
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Artificial satellites
  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication
  • Mass media
  • Telecommunication
Label
Down to Earth : satellite technologies, industries, and cultures, edited by Lisa Parks and James Schwoch
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Lisa Parks and James Schwoch -- I. Concepts and cartographies : The invention of air space, outer space, and cyberspace / James Hay ; Dethroning the view from above: toward a critical social analysis of satellite ocularcentrism / Barney Warf ; The geostationary orbit: a critical legal geography of space's most valuable real estate / Christy Collis ; "Freedom to communicate": ideology and the global in the iridium satellite venture / Martin Collins ; The NAVSTAR global positioning system: from military tool to global utility / Rick W. Sturdevant ; Satellites, oil, and footprints: EUTELSAT, KAZSAT, and post-communist territories in central Asia / Lisa Parks -- II: Satellite mediascapes : From satellite to screen: how Arab TV is shaped in space / Naomi Sakr ; Beyond the terrestrial? Networked distribution, multimodal media, and the place of the local in satellite radio / Alexander Russo and Bill Kirkpatrick ; Crossing borders: the introduction and legislation of satellite radio in Canada / Brian O'Neill and Michael Murphy ; Worldspace satellite radio and the South African footprint / Ben Aslinger ; Content vs. delivery: the global battle for German satellite television / Paul Torre -- III: Orbital matters : When satellites fall: on the trails of Cosmos 954 and USA 193 / Lisa Parks ; AFP-731 or the other night sky: an allegory / Trevor Paglen ; Microsatellites: a bellwether of Chinese aerospace progress? / Andrew S. Erickson ; Disjecta membra, the Kármán line, and the 38th parallel / James Schwoch
Control code
795120084
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813552743
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc931661
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtkpk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120084
Label
Down to Earth : satellite technologies, industries, and cultures, edited by Lisa Parks and James Schwoch
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Lisa Parks and James Schwoch -- I. Concepts and cartographies : The invention of air space, outer space, and cyberspace / James Hay ; Dethroning the view from above: toward a critical social analysis of satellite ocularcentrism / Barney Warf ; The geostationary orbit: a critical legal geography of space's most valuable real estate / Christy Collis ; "Freedom to communicate": ideology and the global in the iridium satellite venture / Martin Collins ; The NAVSTAR global positioning system: from military tool to global utility / Rick W. Sturdevant ; Satellites, oil, and footprints: EUTELSAT, KAZSAT, and post-communist territories in central Asia / Lisa Parks -- II: Satellite mediascapes : From satellite to screen: how Arab TV is shaped in space / Naomi Sakr ; Beyond the terrestrial? Networked distribution, multimodal media, and the place of the local in satellite radio / Alexander Russo and Bill Kirkpatrick ; Crossing borders: the introduction and legislation of satellite radio in Canada / Brian O'Neill and Michael Murphy ; Worldspace satellite radio and the South African footprint / Ben Aslinger ; Content vs. delivery: the global battle for German satellite television / Paul Torre -- III: Orbital matters : When satellites fall: on the trails of Cosmos 954 and USA 193 / Lisa Parks ; AFP-731 or the other night sky: an allegory / Trevor Paglen ; Microsatellites: a bellwether of Chinese aerospace progress? / Andrew S. Erickson ; Disjecta membra, the Kármán line, and the 38th parallel / James Schwoch
Control code
795120084
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813552743
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc931661
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtkpk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120084

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