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The Resource Eccentric orbits : the Iridium story, John Bloom

Eccentric orbits : the Iridium story, John Bloom

Label
Eccentric orbits : the Iridium story
Title
Eccentric orbits
Title remainder
the Iridium story
Statement of responsibility
John Bloom
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bloom, John
Dewey number
384.5/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5104.2.I75
LC item number
B56 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iridium Communications, Inc
  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication
Label
Eccentric orbits : the Iridium story, John Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "How the largest man-made constellation in the heavens was built by dreamers in the Arizona Desert, targeted for destruction by panicked executives, and saved by a single Palm Beach retiree who battled Motorola, cajoled the Pentagon, wrestled with thirty banks, survived an attack by Congress, infiltrated the White House, found allies through the Black Entertainment Network, and wooed a mysterious Arab prince to rescue the only phone that links every inch of the planet."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 537 pages
Isbn
9780802121684
Lccn
bl2016020769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • bl2016020769
  • 1789729
Label
Eccentric orbits : the Iridium story, John Bloom
Publication
Note
  • "How the largest man-made constellation in the heavens was built by dreamers in the Arizona Desert, targeted for destruction by panicked executives, and saved by a single Palm Beach retiree who battled Motorola, cajoled the Pentagon, wrestled with thirty banks, survived an attack by Congress, infiltrated the White House, found allies through the Black Entertainment Network, and wooed a mysterious Arab prince to rescue the only phone that links every inch of the planet."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 537 pages
Isbn
9780802121684
Lccn
bl2016020769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • bl2016020769
  • 1789729

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