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NASA på Nya äventyr i rymden : Populariseringen av den amerikanska visionen om rymden

by Nord, Johan

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The purpose of this thesis is to bring forward and discuss the American vision for space exploration found at NASA's homepage, how the vision is popularised and why. NASA's homepage is analyzed as popularized science and the theoretical perspective emanates from the field of popular science and especially the work of Johan Kärnfelt. The historical reference is made up by Howard E McCurdy and he's thoughts about space and the American imagination. The analysis is based on a number of documents that popularize the vision for space exploration and is intended for the public. These documents describe the future plan for NASA and US space exploration.
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School:Linköpings universitet

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

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Date of Publication:06/11/2008

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