H

H-ll rockets 235, 235, 297 Haber, Hans 31 Hadfield, Chris 241

Hagen, John P. 44 Haigneré, Jean-Pierre 220, 240 Haise, Fred 148-51, 148, 153, 166 HALCA radio astronomy mission

234, 257 Hale, William 13 Halley's Comet 230, 235, 272,

273, 273 Ham (chimpanzee) 74-5, 74-5 Hayabusa spaceprobe 273 Helios probe 238 Hermès project 231, 231, 299 Hermes-C1 project 34 Hero of Alexandria 12 Hipparcos telescope 230 HL-20 lifting body 286 Hoffman, Jeffrey 207 Hoover, J. Edgar 31 HOTOL spaceplane 299, 299 Hubble Space Telescope (HST) 206, 206-7, 207, 252-3, 252-5, 256 Huntsville, Alabama 31, 34, 35,

38-9, 48-9, 66 Huygens Lander 230, 278-9, 278 HW-series rockets 22, 22 Hyder Ali, Sultan of Mysore 13 hypersonic aircraft 298

IGY 43, 44, 52 lkonos-2 satellite 248 India 13, 238, 239, 240 infrared observatories 230, 256-7, 257

Institute of Space and

Astronautical Science (ISAS) 234, 272 Intelsat satellites 200, 201, 207,

244-5, 246 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

(ICBM) 35, 39 Intermediate-Range Ballistic

Missiles (IRBM) 38 International Cometary Explorer 272

International Geophysical Year

(IGY) 38, 39 International Space Station (ISS) 207, 217, 286-97 Canadarm 290-91, 292, 296 and Columbia disaster 225, 297 Columbus module 231, 297 Destiny module 292, 292, 295, 296

expeditions 292-5 Japanese Experimental Module

OEM) 235 Quest Joint Airlock 293 solar arrays 288, 290, 295, 296 space tourists 308 Unity module 287, 295, 296 Zarya module 286-7, 288, 296 Zvezda module 287, 288, 292-3, 296

International Ultraviolet Explorer

(IUE) 251 Intrepid (Lunar Module) 144

ion engines 282, 282 Iran 239

IRAS satellite 250, 251 Iridium satellites 237, 247 Irwin, James 156, 157, 161, 167 Israel 239 Italy 228, 229, 238 Itokawa, Hideo 234, 235 Ivanchenkov, Alexander 182

273, 297 JAXA space agency 230, 234, 235,

273, 307 JEM laboratory 235, 297 Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

34, 48-9 Jet Propulsion Research Institute

(RNII) 23, 32-3 Jodrell Bank telescope 50 Johnson, Lyndon Baines 92 Junkers 22

Juno rockets 38, 49, 49, 50, 52 Jupiter, spaceprobes 207, 264-5,

269-71, 269-71, 278 Jupiter rockets 38, 38, 44, 48-9, 116

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