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Resource Guide:
Space Exploration

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives