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Creating space : the story of the space age told through models

Author: Mat Irvine
Publisher: Burlington, Ont. : Collector's Guide Pub., ©2002.
Series: Apogee Books space series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mat Irvine
ISBN: 1896522866 9781896522869
OCLC Number: 50929712
Description: 351 pages : illustrations (some color), tables ; 26 cm.
Contents: Early dreams : Leonardo, Congreve, Goddard and Opel --
Wartime experiences : WWII--
rocket planes and the V weapons --
Optimistic times : the visions of Wernher and Willy --
Man in space : Vostok and Voshkhod; Mercury and Gemini --
The missile connection : war to peace --
One small step : Project Apollo --
Gone to launch : expendable launch vehicles--
Jupiter C to Ariane 5 --
Messages from orbit : satellites, probes and telescopes --
Edge of space : X-15, the flying stones, Hermes and NASP --
The reusable spaceship : the Space Shuttle--
US and Soviet --
Islands in the sky : space stations--
Alpha, Freedom, Mir and the ISS --
Beyond the infinite : Roswell to 2001 --
Appendices. I. Kit listing by manufacturer ; II. List by type ; III. Collectability; references and organisations.
Series Title: Apogee Books space series
Other Titles: Story of the space age told through models
Responsibility: by Mat Irvine ; [foreword by Sir Arthur C. Clarke].

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