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Author: Andrew Chaikin; James A Lovell
Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photographic survey of space exploration captures the major firsts of this extraordinary chapter in human history, from Sputnik I through landings on the Moon and Mars, in some three hundred  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Chaikin; James A Lovell
ISBN: 1842224980 9781842224984
OCLC Number: 506117171
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 x 29 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1: 1950s: Dawning of a New Era; 1961-66; 2: The Race for Space; 3: 1967-75: To the Moon and Beyond; 4: 1976-1984: Space Stations and Shuttles; 5: 1985-1993: Life in Space; 6: 1994-2002: The Final Frontier.
Responsibility: Andrew Chaikin ; forward by Captain James A. Lovell.

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A book that captures every aspect of the astonishing developments that have taken place in space exploration over the last six decades. From the invention of rocket power and the launch of the first Read more...

 
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