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Kennedy Space Center : gateway to space

Author: David West Reynolds
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This insider's history of the heart of America's space program from its earliest days includes more than 150 spectacular images and detailed information on: the earliest development of rockets in the United States and Germany; the development of rockets and their launch facilities; the missile race and U.S.-Soviet rivalry to be first in space; the Apollo program and the race to the moon; the shuttle program, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David West Reynolds
ISBN: 9781554070398 1554070392
OCLC Number: 68815566
Notes: Includes index.
"A Firefly book"--T.p. verso.
Description: 248 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Rocketland --
Countdown --
Prototype --
Location --
The challenge --
Mercury --
Gemini --
Saturn --
Moonshot --
Skylab and Soyuz --
Vision quest --
The Space Shuttle --
Probes and satellites --
Gateway to the future.
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NASA's John F Kennedy Center was the stage for the American adventure in space. This illustrated history includes: the earliest development of rockets in the United States and Germany; the missile  Read more...

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A testament to human potential and the reality that geeks, at long last, deserve their own coffee-table books.--Michael Janairo"Four Corners Business Journal (Farmington, NM)" (12/11/2006) An Read more...

 
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