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Spaceflight : a historical encyclopedia

Author: Patrick J Walsh
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seven hundred alphabetically arranged entries chronicle the history of space exploration, from the 1950s to the 2008 Space Shuttle and Soyuz flights.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Walsh
ISBN: 9780313378690 031337869X 9780313378706 0313378703 9780313378713 0313378711 9780313378720 031337872X 9780313378737 0313378738 9780313378744 0313378746 9780313378751 0313378754 9780313378768 0313378762
OCLC Number: 429027449
Description: 3 volumes (xxvi, 1472 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Encyclopedia, A-G --
v. 2. Encyclopedia, H-R --
v. 3. Encyclopedia, S-Z --
Appendix A. Chronology of human spaceflight --
Appendix B. Chronology of extravehicular activities (EVAs).
Responsibility: Patrick J. Walsh.

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This book is a comprehensive history of the first six decades of space exploration, from the end of World War II to the modern era of routine international cooperation in space.  Read more...

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