Some Space Missions and Events as Case Studies on Space Communication

  • Fulvio DriganiEmail author
Part of the Space and Society book series (SPSO)


The chapter is not intended to provide neither a comparative analysis among space agencies, nor a historical review of the most memorable space missions. Only a handful of missions and events are taken into account as case studies, and only for their relevance in regard to the evolution of space communication over the last six decades. In this way, the main steps taken by this discipline are described, showing the way in which it has changed following new social and political issues and by taking advantage of new technologies.


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  1. 1.FrascatiItaly

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