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Author Mark, Hans, 1929- author.

Title An anxious peace : a Cold War memoir / Hans Mark.

Publication Info. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2019]

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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 676 pages)
Series Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series ; number 161
Williams-Ford Texas A&M University military history series ; no. 161.
Note Includes index.
Contents Early years, escape from Europe, and the end of World War II -- The beginning of the Cold War, nuclear weapons, and graduate school at MIT -- Edward Teller, the nuclear weapons laboratory at Livermore, and Cold War crises -- The University of California, the Middle Eastern wars, and the war in Vietnam -- 1967 and 1968: years of changes, setbacks, and decisions -- The NASA-Ames Research Center and the Cold War -- Nelson Rockefeller, the end of the war in Vietnam, and the proliferation of nuclear weapons -- The National Reconnaissance Office and the US Air Force -- Long-range bombers, missiles, and a space command for the Air Force -- Other duties as assigned and the election of Ronald Reagan -- The interregnum and the return to NASA -- The space shuttle, air force bombers, and a long-range plan for NASA -- Spacelab, Columbia, and fundamental changes in Cold War policy -- Defense against ballistic missiles and two important firsts in spaceflight -- The space station, the president, and leaving Washington -- The loss of Challenger, crucial summit meetings, and defense-related research at the University of Texas -- The reunification of Germany and the collapse of the Soviet Union -- Encore in Washington.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Mark, Hans, 1929-
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Cold War -- Biography.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War (1945-1989)
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781623497286 (electronic book)
1623497280 (electronic book)