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NASA : the complete illustrated history

Author: Michael H Gorn; Buzz Aldrin
Publisher: London ; New York : Merrell, 2008.
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The first illustrated history of NASA ever to be published reveals the personalities involved - the personal ambitions and temperaments of astronauts, scientists and engineers, and the influence of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Gorn; Buzz Aldrin
ISBN: 1858944279 9781858944272
OCLC Number: 262695922
Notes: Originally published 2005.
Description: 303 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. Before NASA : the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics --
2. Up and out : from Mach 1 to Project Mercury --
3. A man on the Moon : projects Gemini and Apollo --
4. Apollo ends : robotic voyages to the planets --
5. The Shuttle : spaceflight in a time of pragmatism --
6. Round and round : spaceflight in the twenty-first century --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Michael Gorn ; foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

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