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Resource Guide:
Space Exploration

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. AstronauticsTL 1-4050
Motor vehicles. CyclesTL 1-484
Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineeringTL 500-777
Rocket propulsion. RocketsTL 780-785.8
Astronautics. Space travelTL 787-4050
Descriptive Astronomy. Solar SystemQB 500.5-785

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Space Exploration Initiative
  • Manned Space Flight
  • Space stations
  • Astronautics
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Space Flight
  • Life Support Systems (Space Environment)
  • Space Flight to Mars

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Leaving earth: Space stations, rival superpowers and the quest for interplanetary travele-Book
New frontiers in the solar system an integrated exploration strategye-Book
Can you hear a shout in space? questions and answers about space exploratione-Book
Frontiers of space exploratione-Book
Spaceflight : a Smithsonian guideTL 795 .N43 1995
Moon shot : the inside story of America's race to the moonTL 789.8 .U6 A58177
Realities of space travel; selected papersREMOTE TL 790 .A1 B718 1957

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Space Business News
  • Space Daily
  • Space Research Journal
  • Spacelink
  • Space Science Review
  • Astrobiology Magazine
  • Astronomy and Geophysics

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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