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Author: Andrew Chaikin
Publisher: London : Carlton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of photographs from the records of American, Russian and other international space programs.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Chaikin
ISBN: 9781847320773 1847320775
OCLC Number: 220005401
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Includes index.
Description: 269 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreward by Captain James A. Lovell --
Author's Preface --
Dreams of Space --
Leaving the Cradle --
The Race for the Moon --
Changing Horizons --
Space Shuttles and Space Stations --
Through Rugged Ways to the Stars --
The Twenty-First Century --
Acknowledgements and Index.
Responsibility: Andrew Chaikin.

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From the earliest of times, humans have looked to the skies and dreamed of flying to the Moon and beyond. Galileo trained his first telescope on the heavens in 1609, but it wasn't until the late  Read more...

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