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From Sails to Satellites: The Origin and Development of Navigational Science

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A sweeping history of navigation, from astrolabes and sextants, to radar, lasers, and inertial guidance systems. Williams recounts the 200-year great pursuit of longitude, ranging from 1598 to the present--bringing the story completely up-to-the-moment with descriptions of radar, inertial navigation systems, lasers, and more. 120 line drawings. 30 halftones.

From Sails to Satellites: The Origin and Development of Navigational Science 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198563877

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From Sails to Satellites: The Origin & Development of Navigational Science 1993, Oxford University Press

ISBN-13: 9780198563990

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