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The beginning of the space age: information and mathematical aspect. To the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first sputnik
Author(s): T. A. Sushkevich
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Paper Abstract

60 years ago, on 4 October 1957, the USSR successfully launched into space the FIRST SPUTNIK (artificial Earth satellite). From this date begins the countdown of the space age. Information and mathematical software is an integral component of any space project. Discusses the history and future of space exploration and the role of mathematics and computers. For illustration, presents a large list of publications. It is important to pay attention to the role of mathematics and computer science in space projects and research, remote sensing problems, the evolution of the Earth's environment and climate, where the theory of radiation transfer plays a key role, and the achievements of Russian scientists at the dawn of the space age.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10466, 23rd International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics, 104666E (30 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2287687
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T. A. Sushkevich, M. V. Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10466:
23rd International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics
Gennadii G. Matvienko; Oleg A. Romanovskii, Editor(s)

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